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Rushton Spencer Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.1593 / 53°9'33"N

Longitude: -2.0974 / 2°5'50"W

OS Eastings: 393587

OS Northings: 362465

OS Grid: SJ935624

Mapcode National: GBR 23T.Y9Y

Mapcode Global: WHBC2.RVGD

Entry Name: Rushton Spencer Station

Listing Date: 20 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1191521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275373

Location: Rushton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, SK11

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Rushton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Rushton Spencer St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 96 SW
4/162 Rushton Spencer
- Station


Railway station, now dwelling. 1844. Coursed and dressed sandstone
rubble; banded and shaped tile roof; verge parapets with finials on
corbelled kneelers; circular and diamond shafted corniced stone stacks.
Irregular and complex plan with extended frontage to raised platform;
Tudor style. Entrance front of 2-storey centre block and set-back flanking
single-storey wings; centre block in 3 parts; projecting gabled 2-
storey porch to right of centre with 2-light ovolo mullioned window in
corbelled, projecting block surround to first floor over Tudor-arched
doorway with double, boarded doors; C20 datestone over, depicting
Staffordshire knot and dated 1844; slightly set-back bay to right of
porch with small gable and stack to apex; one small window to right
of ground floor; slightly set-back, single-storey, parapetted and flat-
roofed bay to left of porch with 3-light ovolo mullioned casement window
to centre, set against 2-storey part, well set-back to rear with one
window (similar to that below) of 2 lights also to centre; flanking
single-storey wing to right has small segmental-arched sash window to
right of centre and triangular bay window to right-hand end, corresponding
left wing of 3 small windows and lower roofline to left-hand end. Built
for Leak and Macclesfield Railway, eventually taken over by the North
Staffordshire Railway.

Listing NGR: SJ9358762465

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