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Warkworth Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Warkworth, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3538 / 55°21'13"N

Longitude: -1.6336 / 1°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 423329

OS Northings: 606701

OS Grid: NU233067

Mapcode National: GBR K61J.4M

Mapcode Global: WHC1S.WP8L

Entry Name: Warkworth Station

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041694

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237244

Location: Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Warkworth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warkworth St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WARKWORTH WARKWORTH STATION
NU 20 NW

10/353 Warkworth Station

GV II

Railway station, now divided into 2 private houses, c.1847 by Benjamin Green
for the Newcastle and Berwick Railway Co. Squared tooled stone with raised
tooled ashlar quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Main part H-plan, with
single storey wings to south and north-east and outshut on north. Tudor style.

East elevation: Main part 2 storeys on tall basement, 1 + 1 + 1 bays.
Recessed centre has renewed door at head of external stair (partly collapsed
at time of survey) with single and 2-light windows on left, and central gabled
dormer holding 2-light window. Gabled left end bay has flight of 17 steps up
to portico; flanking walls have pitched coping and end piers with chamfered
plinths and pyramidal caps. Portico has diagonal buttresses and 3 pointed
arches (left with door), with old margined glazing, below a moulded parapet;
one similar arch on each return of portico; 3-light window above. Inside
portico centre-opening panelled door flanked by 8-pane sashes. Gabled right
end bay behind lower projecting L-plan wing; inner return shows 4-panel door
with 3-light window to left, and renewed window in gabled half dormer. Far
left lower part with boarded door to basement; two single and one 2-light
window above; left return shows canted bay window. Most windows are 8-pane
sashes; slits in gables. All openings in raised chamfered surrounds with
extended lintels, sill and mid-blocks; some under straight drip-moulds.
Gables coped on moulded kneelers, some retaining ball finials. Stepped-and-
corniced stacks,with diagonally-set multiple shafts, on ridges and some gables.

Rear elevation to railway: Cross wings extend to flank platform canopy, now
with C20 part-glazed front wall; above canopy an empty clock surround and 2
windows in gabled half dormers. Wing to right has 2-storey canted bay. Lower
part to far right also has canopy with C20 part-glazed front wall.

Interior: Platform canopies have arcades of timber posts with wavy braces to
axial and transverse members. Several contemporary fireplaces. The room with
the canted bay in the single-storey south wing is said to have been the Duke
of Northumberland's private waiting room.


Listing NGR: NU2332906701

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