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Latitude: 52.8728 / 52°52'22"N
Longitude: -3.0097 / 3°0'34"W
OS Eastings: 332135
OS Northings: 331070
OS Grid: SJ321310
Mapcode National: GBR 75.R1DD
Mapcode Global: WH89X.R10Y
Entry Name: White Gables
Listing Date: 2 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1180264
English Heritage Legacy ID: 255856
Location: Whittington, Shropshire, SY11
Civil Parish: Whittington
Built-Up Area: Whittington (Shropshire)
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Whittington St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
WHITTINGTON C.P. STATION ROAD (south side)
11/140 White Gables
Shown on O.S. map as Station (Disused).
Railway station, now disused. Circa 1848 with later additions and alterations.
Stuccoed stone or brick on moulded ashlar plinth; slate roof with cusped barge-
boards, pointed finials and pendants. Tudor Gothic style. One storey and attic
with 2 storeys to centre gable and under separate lower roof pitch to right of
gable. Cast-iron mullioned and transomed windows with latticed lights in
moulded stone surrounds, 2 to left of left entrance with one above to gabled
half-dormer; similar window of 3 lights to right of roughly central projecting
gable, which has paired mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor and
oriel window with turned wooden balusters to corners to first floor. 4-light
mullioned and transomed window in projecting bay with twisted balusters to
corners to ground floor of right gable end. Gabled porch to right has round-
headed arch with Gothic tracery to spandrels and corner posts carved like C17
newel-posts; round-arched blind arcading with splat balusters to sides and
planted herringbone decoration to gable. Moulded stone door surround and C20
nail-studded plank door. Left entrance has similar door surround with C20
glazed door. Central purple engineering brick ridge stack with cruciform shaft
and ashlar capping to top of base; similar stack to left, formerly with twin
diamond-shaped shafts but only one now remaining. Late C19 single-storey
addition to left. Peter E. Baughan, A Regional History of the Railways of Great
Britain, Vol XI. North and mid Wales (1980), p.39.
Listing NGR: SJ3213531070
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