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Latitude: 53.3785 / 53°22'42"N
Longitude: -2.7339 / 2°44'1"W
OS Eastings: 351278
OS Northings: 387104
OS Grid: SJ512871
Mapcode National: GBR 9YBC.XL
Mapcode Global: WH87J.ZBBS
Entry Name: Widnes North Railway Station
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1106340
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56060
Location: Halton, WA8
Electoral Ward/Division: Birchfield
Built-Up Area: Widnes
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Widnes St John
Church of England Diocese: Liverpool
SJ58 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES VICTORIA AVENUE
2/98 Widnes North Railway
Station, 1872. Brown brick walls with sandstone plinth and slate roof
and alternate treble courses of plain and shaped slates and with lead
roll ridges. 1 storey, 8 bays, cross bays on H plan. Cross wing
gable bargeboards, supported by gallows brackets, are carved in 3
different designs. The platform canopy has a 3 arched fascia with
dagger, trefoil and diamond in quatrefoil motifs, supported on 4 cast
iron octagonal columns. Walls have beaded quoins. Slightly
Gothic-headed sashes, in pairs, set back in openings with splayed
reveals and heads. The mullions have elaborate offsets, stone sills.
Stacks with elaborate offsets. Original doors have panel infilling of
raking boards. A drinking fountain, set against the station wall, has
a shell/bullrush motif with the date '1872' above. The waiting room
has a substantial plaster cornice, partly worked on the ceiling, and a
fireplace surround with elaborate offsets.
Listing NGR: SJ5127887104
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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