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Former Ellesmere Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellesmere, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.9093 / 52°54'33"N

Longitude: -2.8996 / 2°53'58"W

OS Eastings: 339598

OS Northings: 335031

OS Grid: SJ395350

Mapcode National: GBR 79.NQ6H

Mapcode Global: WH89S.F4HH

Entry Name: Former Ellesmere Railway Station

Listing Date: 26 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259900

Location: Ellesmere Urban, Shropshire, SY12

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ellesmere Urban

Built-Up Area: Ellesmere

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ellesmere St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

The following building shall be included:

SJ 3935

(north side)
Former Ellesmere Railway


Railway station. 1861/2 for Cambrian Railway Company. Flemish bond brick with
sandstone ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled Welsh slate roofs; brick ridge and
end stacks. 2 storeys. South front of 2:4:2 fenestration with projecting outer
wings. Stone lintels over 2-light cross windows and 2 half-glazed central
panelled doors (glazing inserted mid C20) to ground floor; keyed semi-circular
arched 6-panelled doors to former parcels office on left and station master's
house on right. Keyed semi-circular arched first-floor sashes with bracketed
sills; decorative oculi and cusped bargeboards to outer gables. Rear elevation,
of 10-window range, has central 2-storey bay window flanked by panelled doors;
canopy to former platform supported by cast-iron columns with trefoils to
Gothic-style spandrels. Gable-end walls, each of 4-window range with blank
central windows, have one-storey blocks with stone lintels over 2-pane sashes.
Interior not inspected but noted as retaining panelled doors and some original
fireplaces. Included as a good and externally complete example of a rural
Victorian railway station.

Listing NGR: SJ3959835031

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

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