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Durham Railway Station West Range and Canopy

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

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

GV II

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
gable.

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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