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The Station House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thirlwall, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9903 / 54°59'25"N

Longitude: -2.5711 / 2°34'16"W

OS Eastings: 363552

OS Northings: 566337

OS Grid: NY635663

Mapcode National: GBR BBHQ.4X

Mapcode Global: WH90T.GTWR

Entry Name: The Station House

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178477

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240844

Location: Thirlwall, Northumberland, CA8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Thirlwall

Built-Up Area: Gilsland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Gilsland St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 66 NW
The Station House

Former station-master's house and ticket office, now private house; c1836 with
later C19 rear additions. Possibly by Benjamin Green for the Newcastle and
Carlisle Railway Co. Squared stone in narrow courses; slate roof; stone and brick
chimneys. Tudor style. Single storey plus attic, 3 bays. Central replaced door
in chamfered surround. Segmental-arched ticket office window with original
pierced iron grille to left. 2-light chamfered-mullioned windows under hoodmoulds
in end bays; window at left retains paired 8-pane sashes. Large corbelled-out,
gabled half-dormer above doorway. Dormer has 2-light window under hoodmould,
blind chamfered loop above and coped gable with shaped footstones. Flanking
unsympathetic mid C20 dormers. Steeply-pitched roof. Left end rebuilt brick
stack. Right end chimney with 2 truncated octagonal-plan stacks. Replaced sashes
in chamfered surrounds on right return. 2-storey later gabled wing and lean-to
additions on right rear. Mid C20 link section to Ghyllbrae (qv) on left return is
not of special interest. (G Whittle, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1979).

Listing NGR: NY6355266337

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