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The Old Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Shincliffe, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.748 / 54°44'52"N

Longitude: -1.5369 / 1°32'12"W

OS Eastings: 429907

OS Northings: 539321

OS Grid: NZ299393

Mapcode National: GBR KFQJ.2S

Mapcode Global: WHC4R.CXCJ

Entry Name: The Old Railway Station

Listing Date: 15 August 1985

Last Amended: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109960

Location: Shincliffe, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shincliffe

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shincliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NE 299393

A 177
(West side, off)
High Shincliffe
The Old Railway
Station (formerly
listed as
Shincliffe Station)


Former railway station incorporating station-master's house. 1844 by G. T.
Andrews for the North Eastern Railway Company. Dressed sandstone front and
returns, engineering brick on rear. Welsh slate roof with dressed stone
chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with tall plinth and first-floor sill band.
Central 8-panel double door with radial fanlight in projecting enclosed porch
with flush voussoirs to doorway arch, impost string, cornice and blocking
course. Later doorway inserted at left. 12-pane sashes with projecting
sills, except for 16-pane sash in enlarged opening to left of porch; ground-
floor windows in recessed panels. Low-pitched roof has overhanging eaves with
exposed rafters and overhanging verges with exposed purlins. 2 stepped
corniced stacks rising through rear pitch of roof. One-bay returns have
similar fenestration and sill bands. 2-storey lean-to, with further lean-to
porch, on right rear and one-storey gabled wing on left rear in s-imilar style.
The station was closed in 1893. A rare complete survival of a small station
by Andrews; better known for larger stations like Scarborough and Hull Paragon.
(G. Biddle, Victorian Stations, 1973 and J. Stredwick, Shincliffe - An
Illustrated History, 1975).

Listing NGR: NZ2990739321

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