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Former waiting room, Alton Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9815 / 52°58'53"N

Longitude: -1.8963 / 1°53'46"W

OS Eastings: 407062

OS Northings: 342684

OS Grid: SK070426

Mapcode National: GBR 37R.1DJ

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.VB65

Plus Code: 9C4WX4J3+HF

Entry Name: Former waiting room, Alton Railway Station

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275131

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Farley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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SK 0642-0742

FARLEY LANE (south-west side)
Former waiting room, Alton Railway Station

Former waiting room. Circa 1849. Rock faced ashlar with chamfered rustication and smooth faced ashlar dressings; hipped pan tile roofs with bracketed overhanging eaves; ashlar ridge stack. Italianate style; aligned east-west facing south, main range to the centre with shelter to the south and extensions to the north and west.

One storey; four bays, open fronted shelter with wooden piers bracketed to the eaves and wooden fretted fringe, two round-headed windows with bracketed sills; half-glazed doors to left and right with semi-circular fanlights, both doors and windows are recessed.

Alton railway station formerly served the now disused Churnet Valley Railway which opened in 1849.

Listing NGR: SK0706242684

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