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The Old Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Waverton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1663 / 53°9'58"N

Longitude: -2.8249 / 2°49'29"W

OS Eastings: 344952

OS Northings: 363554

OS Grid: SJ449635

Mapcode National: GBR 7D.4JBQ

Mapcode Global: WH88G.LP11

Entry Name: The Old Station

Listing Date: 30 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55532

Location: Waverton, Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Waverton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Waverton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(West Side)

1/22 The Old Station


Formerly railway station, now offices: dated 1897 for LNWR at the
expense of the 1st Duke of Westminster. English bond red Ruabon brick
with red sandstone dressings. Hipped Lakeland green slate roof, with
pointed lead finials. 3 brick chimneys with twisted stacks and stone
mouldings. 1-storey, 6-bay west front. Moulded stone plinth, plain
strip pilasters carrying moulded cornice, pilasters with capstones
formerly carrying platform canopy. Central doorway in moulded
surround has basket-arched head with 2-light fanlight above. 5 other
doors, 4 with shouldered flat heads, and 2-light basket-arched
fanlights. Similar lights in 2 mullioned and transomed windows. East
front has more ordered facade with central 3 bays stepping forward
under a hipped roof supported on 4 massive wooden brackets. Date
plaque and monogram over the door.
Interior: 6 rooms in a line. From north to south they are lavatory,
stationmasters office, ticket office, parcel office, porter's room,
ladies waiting room. All have pine panelled dado and some have simple
stone fireplaces.

Listing NGR: SJ4495263554

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