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Latitude: 51.4771 / 51°28'37"N
Longitude: -0.2851 / 0°17'6"W
OS Eastings: 519188
OS Northings: 176741
OS Grid: TQ191767
Mapcode National: GBR 7Z.QSL
Mapcode Global: VHGR3.04MH
Entry Name: Kew Gardens Station
Listing Date: 26 September 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1031878
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489772
Location: Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9
District: Richmond upon Thames
Local Authority Ward: Kew
Built-Up Area: Richmond upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Kew St Luke
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ1976 STATION PARADE
22/10/10140 Kew Gardens Station
Railway station. 1868-9 for the London South-Western Railway. Stock brick, brick and stone dressings, slate roofs. Near symmetrical, two storeys, five bays, with single storey half-hipped wing to each side. West elevation: blind arcade of round headed arches, the piers with moulded brick bases, caps and bands. Finely jointed arches in stock brick. Left and right round arched entrances, to left a pair of panelled doors, to right a single panelled door, each under glazed fanlight; sashes; all under similar round arches. First floor sashes under multiple moulded brick arches, moulded stone cill band continuing to left and right returns. Below, and at eaves, moulded brick band also continuing to returns. Boxed eaves with moulded brick brackets. Four bay flat-roofed canopy on cast iron brackets. Tall external stacks to left and right returns. Left hand wing, pair of round arched sashes and smaller round arched window, formerly ticket booth. Moulded eaves band. Similar right hand wing, formerly pair of round arched openings, one now blocked, altered opening to right. Platform elevation. Detailed as west elevation. Raised and fielded panelled doors; altered or inserted entrance to right. Sashes, one with glazing bars. Deep canopy in three unequal bays, on cast iron shafts with foliate capitals, cast iron brackets.
B.Cherry and N.Pevsner, London 2: South, 1983, p.465 & 505
D.Blomfield, Kew Past, 1994
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