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Market Harborough Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Market Harborough, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.4794 / 52°28'45"N

Longitude: -0.9096 / 0°54'34"W

OS Eastings: 474154

OS Northings: 287387

OS Grid: SP741873

Mapcode National: GBR BSB.JW5

Mapcode Global: VHDQT.6Y05

Entry Name: Market Harborough Railway Station

Listing Date: 25 March 1975

Last Amended: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189740

Location: Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Town: Harborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Market Harborough-Great Bowden and Arden

Built-Up Area: Market Harborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Harborough St Dionysius

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Market Harborough
Railway Station (formerly
listed under St Mary's Road)
SP 78 NW 7/181 25.3.75.

Formerly joint LNWR and LMR lines. Station established here before 1860. Present
main, or southern station building erected circa 1885. Symmetrical facade. Red
brick with stone dressings. Slightly concave hipped roof, outer hipped gables
slightly advanced with finials. Eaves cornice and very tall symmetrically placed
chimneys, the centre rear stacks linked by an arch. Stone band at 1st floor and
stone capping to brick plinth. 2 storeys and 1 centre dormer with segmental pediment
and moulded eared architrave with scrolled base. 6 windows, the outer bays flanked
by stuccoed pilasters. All windows barred sashes in moulded stone architraves,
the outer 2 ground floor windows also with segmental pediments. Centre 4 windows
paired, with framed panel between at 1st floor. Western ground floor centre pair
now cut through to form additional entrance. Centre round arched doorway with fanlight.
Canopy above centre ground floor. Eastern side external staircase with coped curved
parapet. Rear or northern elevation has stuccoed segmental pediment across facade.

Listing NGR: SP7415487387

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

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