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Durham Railway Station West Range and Canopy

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7798 / 54°46'47"N

Longitude: -1.5819 / 1°34'54"W

OS Eastings: 426990

OS Northings: 542849

OS Grid: NZ269428

Mapcode National: GBR KFD5.BC

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.N4X1

Plus Code: 9C6WQCH9+W6

Entry Name: Durham Railway Station West Range and Canopy

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110521

ID on this website: 101121344

Location: Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 24 SE and NZ 2742 NW (North end, off)

4 and 9/463 Durham Railway Station
west range and canopy


Passenger building and canopy. Circa 1857. Probably by G.T. Andrews for North
Eastern Railway Company. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. Main building H-plan with extensions,
linked by C20 insertion to lavatory block at right. One storey, 8 bays and one-
storey, one-bay block at right. Main part has 3 mullioned-and-transomed 6-light
windows in centre flanked by gabled bays containing paired doors, with 2-paned
overlights at left and paired windows at right, under label moulds; further set-
back one-bay sections obscured at left and with one window at right. Steeply-
pitched roof has sloped coping on kneelers; truncated octagonal chimneys.

Lavatory block of one storey, one wide bay with 5 high square ventilators under

Canopy: 2 ridges resting on cast iron Gothic beams and octagonal columns with
leaf capitals. Doors to platform are ledged and boarded.

Listing NGR: NZ2699042849

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