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Penge East Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Penge and Cator, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4193 / 51°25'9"N

Longitude: -0.0542 / 0°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 535392

OS Northings: 170713

OS Grid: TQ353707

Mapcode National: GBR JH.90T

Mapcode Global: VHGRF.0LPC

Entry Name: Penge East Railway Station

Listing Date: 17 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358633

Location: Bromley, London, SE20

County: London

District: Bromley

Electoral Ward/Division: Penge and Cator

Built-Up Area: Bromley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Penge St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

The folllowing building shall be added:

STATION ROAD
TQ 37 SE 1/285
Penge East Railway
Station
II

Railway station, 1861-3 by the London Chatham and Dover Railway Co, when
it extended its Kent Line between Beckenham and Herne Hill. Yellow stock
brick with engineering brick, limestone and glazed tile dressings. Slate
roofs. Asymmetrical plan, comprising 6 bay range to platform with 2-bay
gabled wings, of 2 storeys to left, and one storey to right. Windows and
doorways have limestone imposts and keystones with incised trefoil to red
rubbed brick pointed arches, with engineering brick band over extrados of
arch. Most sashes have pointed heads to upper lights. Openings to platform
similar, but some windows do not have engineering brick band. South elevation.
Left-hand wing. Single ground floor and first floor windows with narrow
half storey light to right. Right hand return has single part glazed door,
retaining original patterned glass, beneath slated timber canopy. Right-hand
wing. Pair of ground floor windows, with oeil de boeuf in gable, encircled
by rings of red brick, yellow brick and engineering brick. Attached lean-to
to right with pair of single sashes. Main range of 4 similar sash windows
with two pairs of similarly detailed part glazed doors to 4th and 5th bays.
Moulded glazed band beneath cill level and at impost level at both storeys,
except at lowest level coupled with flush limestone band. Also limestone
bands at mid-storey levels, and across left-band gable. Red brick cornices
dentilled at gables and across right hand gable at eaves height. Stacks
at each end of main range, to let of left hand wing, and on ridge of right
hand wing, all with oversailing caps, moulded bands and red brick decoration
to the shoulders. Iron brackets at angles of gables. Oeil de boeuf to
each platform gable. Part of scheme including Penge Tunnel for which Joseph
Cubitt was Chief Engineer.


Listing NGR: TQ3540870704

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