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Former Goods Shed to West of Acklington Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Acklington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3073 / 55°18'26"N

Longitude: -1.6522 / 1°39'8"W

OS Eastings: 422173

OS Northings: 601524

OS Grid: NU221015

Mapcode National: GBR J7X2.29

Mapcode Global: WHC1Z.LVFQ

Entry Name: Former Goods Shed to West of Acklington Station

Listing Date: 29 March 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236681

Location: Acklington, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acklington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Acklington St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ACKLINGTON B 6345
NU 20 SW
(South side, off)
7/11 Former goods shed
to west of
29.3.73
Acklington Station
GV II

Railway goods shed. Mid C19, probably by Benjamin Green, for the York, Newcastle
and Berwick Railway Co. Squared tooled stone with raised and tooled ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roof. Free Tudor style.

East elevation 2 bays. Chamfered plinth; large segmental pointed arches,
the right with boarded double doors, the left boarded above inserted brick
wall; pilaster buttress between. Overhanging eaves on raking timber brackets;
coped gables on moulded kneelers, topped by ball finials. Right return shows
boarded double doors in segmental-pointed arch in alternating-block surround
with 2-light window on left holding 12-pane casements. Large stepped buttress
at left end. Boarded elliptical-arched opening in gable. Left return shows
similar arch and gable opening. Rear elevation shows two 2-light windows,
holding 12-pane casements, with a pilaster buttress between and a large
stepped buttress at each end. Windows and gable openings under straight
dripmoulds.

Interior: Queen-post roof.

Rare example of an unaltered early goods shed.

Attached later building at south end, with windows altered, is not of special
interest.

Listing NGR: NU2217301524

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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