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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
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
POTTON STATION ROAD
5/57 No. 48 (main passenger building
5.2.81 of the former Potton Railway
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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