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Main Passenger Building of Tynemouth Old Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Latitude: 55.0157 / 55°0'56"N

Longitude: -1.4266 / 1°25'35"W

OS Eastings: 436766

OS Northings: 569170

OS Grid: NZ367691

Mapcode National: GBR LBGF.YS

Mapcode Global: WHD4S.16Y6

Entry Name: Main Passenger Building of Tynemouth Old Railway Station

Listing Date: 9 July 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303351

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 3669 SE
9/105 Nos. 5 and 6 (Main passenger
building of Tynemouth old
9.7.79 Railway Station)
Railway station passenger building. 1846-7 by John and Benjamin Green and
R. Nicholson for the Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Tudor style. 2 storeys, 3 wide bays:
and right wing of one storey, 3 bays. Projecting gabled centre bay has buttressed
portico to 3-light window flanked by half-glazed double doors. Carved arms of
Newcastle in spandrels of portico. Oriel window in gable peak. 3-light ground-floor
windows in outer bays under corbelled-out gabled oriel half-dormers. 2-light windows
in right wing. All windows stone-mullioned and boarded up. Sloped gable copings on
curved kneelers; ball finials to principal gables. Ashlar chimneys, that at left
truncated; ridge ventilator to wing. Historical note: Newcastle and North Shields
Railway Company of 1835, with terminus in North Shields, amalgamated in 1845
with Newcastle and Berwick Company. Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland
vol. VIII p. 355. Empty and derelict at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3676669170

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