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Latitude: 54.7798 / 54°46'47"N
Longitude: -1.5819 / 1°34'54"W
OS Eastings: 426990
OS Northings: 542849
OS Grid: NZ269428
Mapcode National: GBR KFD5.BB
Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.N4X1
Entry Name: Durham Railway Station West Range and Canopy
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121344
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110521
Location: County Durham, DH1
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate
Built-Up Area: Durham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Durham St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Durham
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE STATION APPROACH
NZ 24 SE and NZ 2742 NW (North end, off)
4 and 9/463 Durham Railway Station
west range and canopy
Passenger building and canopy. Circa 1857. Probably by G.T. Andrews for North
Eastern Railway Company. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. Main building H-plan with extensions,
linked by C20 insertion to lavatory block at right. One storey, 8 bays and one-
storey, one-bay block at right. Main part has 3 mullioned-and-transomed 6-light
windows in centre flanked by gabled bays containing paired doors, with 2-paned
overlights at left and paired windows at right, under label moulds; further set-
back one-bay sections obscured at left and with one window at right. Steeply-
pitched roof has sloped coping on kneelers; truncated octagonal chimneys.
Lavatory block of one storey, one wide bay with 5 high square ventilators under
Canopy: 2 ridges resting on cast iron Gothic beams and octagonal columns with
leaf capitals. Doors to platform are ledged and boarded.
Listing NGR: NZ2699042849
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