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Bank Top Railway Station (Main Building)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Park East, Darlington

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5212 / 54°31'16"N

Longitude: -1.5465 / 1°32'47"W

OS Eastings: 429451

OS Northings: 514081

OS Grid: NZ294140

Mapcode National: GBR KJM5.Z1

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.6MTC

Entry Name: Bank Top Railway Station (Main Building)

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110731

Location: Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Park East

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Hilda and St Columba

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 2914 VICTORIA ROAD
(east end)
907/10/400 Bank Top Railway Station
(main building)

II*

Railway station. 1887. William Bell. Imposing composition with some Italianate detail. Tall central clock tower of 4 stages with crested pyramidal roof. Red brick with plentiful stone dressings. Two-bay flanking sections hold entrance concourse; each has a wide segmental and a narrow round-arched opening. Classical trim with pilasters and entablature; and stone architraves to openings. Further set back 4-bay sections have similar treatment. Shaped gable ends on returns. Interior has iron framed barrelled roof with pierced braces resting on stone corbels. Heavy iron screens around stairways down to train shed. This is long and slightly curved with a similar iron framed roof of 2 spans, the braces resting on cast-iron quasi-Corinthian columns in centre. Roofs partly glazed.

Listing NGR: NZ2945114081

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