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Wylam Station and Station-Master's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wylam, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9749 / 54°58'29"N

Longitude: -1.8139 / 1°48'50"W

OS Eastings: 412009

OS Northings: 564490

OS Grid: NZ120644

Mapcode National: GBR HBSX.2F

Mapcode Global: WHC3N.37H0

Entry Name: Wylam Station and Station-Master's House

Listing Date: 17 February 1972

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239530

Location: Wylam, Northumberland, NE41

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wylam

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wylam St Oswin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


19/157 Wylam Station and
17/2/72 Station-Master's House


Station and station-master's house. 1835. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof.
Single-storey station on left has recessed veranda in centre with roof supported
on 2 cast-iron Tuscan columns. Ticket office on right has original ticket
window with segmental arch and decorative iron grille; also 2 large windows and
a door in chamfered alternating-block surrounds, now boarded up. Waiting room
partly filling left side of veranda has 2 windows in similar surrounds also
boarded up and two 16-pane sashes to rear. Hipped roof with central corniced
stone chimney.

Station-master's house attached to right in Tudor style. 2 storeys, 3 bays with
central doorway in double-chamfered surround. 2-light windows in similar
surrounds, those on ground floor under hoodmoulds. 1st floor centre window is
in gabled oriel on rounded wood corbels. Gutter is supported on rounded stone
corbels. Gabled roof with rendered brick end stacks on stone corniced bases,
supported on stone corbels.

One of the earliest stations in the world still in passenger use. Included
mainly for historical value.

Listing NGR: NZ1200964490

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

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