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Main Passenger Building of the Former Potton Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Potton, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.128 / 52°7'40"N

Longitude: -0.2206 / 0°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 521903

OS Northings: 249234

OS Grid: TL219492

Mapcode National: GBR J54.K21

Mapcode Global: VHGMV.4S71

Entry Name: Main Passenger Building of the Former Potton Railway Station

Listing Date: 5 February 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114082

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38431

Location: Potton, Central Bedfordshire, SG19

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Potton

Built-Up Area: Potton

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Potton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

5/57 No. 48 (main passenger building
5.2.81 of the former Potton Railway
- II
House, formerly the main passenger building of Potton Railway Station. 1862.
Built by the Bedford and Cambridge Railway which was soon taken over by the
Great Eastern Railway. Yellow gault brick with ornamental dressings of red
and blue bricks. Other dressings in ashlar. Slate roofs. 2 storeyed station
house with single storeyed passenger wing to N. Sash windows. Variety of
ornamental detailing, including brick bands, moulded dentil eaves cornices,
and decorative bargeboards to gables on passenger building. Stone coped
gables to station house. Tall brick chimney stacks with moulded bases and
caps. 5 bay platform canopy of iron and glass on W side, the decorative
spandrels incorporating the date and the letters BC. A good example of
railway architecture of the period in relatively unaltered condition.

Listing NGR: TL2190349234

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