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Latitude: 52.4794 / 52°28'45"N
Longitude: -0.9096 / 0°54'34"W
OS Eastings: 474154
OS Northings: 287387
OS Grid: SP741873
Mapcode National: GBR BSB.JW5
Mapcode Global: VHDQT.6Y05
Entry Name: Market Harborough Railway Station
Listing Date: 25 March 1975
Last Amended: 19 September 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1074404
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189740
Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Great Bowden
Built-Up Area: Market Harborough
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
Railway Station (formerly
listed under St Mary's Road)
SP 78 NW 7/181 25.3.75.
Formerly joint LNWR and LMR lines. Station established here before 1860. Present
main, or southern station building erected circa 1885. Symmetrical facade. Red
brick with stone dressings. Slightly concave hipped roof, outer hipped gables
slightly advanced with finials. Eaves cornice and very tall symmetrically placed
chimneys, the centre rear stacks linked by an arch. Stone band at 1st floor and
stone capping to brick plinth. 2 storeys and 1 centre dormer with segmental pediment
and moulded eared architrave with scrolled base. 6 windows, the outer bays flanked
by stuccoed pilasters. All windows barred sashes in moulded stone architraves,
the outer 2 ground floor windows also with segmental pediments. Centre 4 windows
paired, with framed panel between at 1st floor. Western ground floor centre pair
now cut through to form additional entrance. Centre round arched doorway with fanlight.
Canopy above centre ground floor. Eastern side external staircase with coped curved
parapet. Rear or northern elevation has stuccoed segmental pediment across facade.
Listing NGR: SP7415487387
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