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Durham Railway Station Front Range

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7791 / 54°46'44"N

Longitude: -1.5818 / 1°34'54"W

OS Eastings: 426996

OS Northings: 542763

OS Grid: NZ269427

Mapcode National: GBR KFD5.BM

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.N4YM

Plus Code: 9C6WQCH9+J7

Entry Name: Durham Railway Station Front Range

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110520

ID on this website: 101161508

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)

4 and 9/462 Durham Railway Station
front range


Railway station. 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 block H-plan; extension to left, including former water
tower; short extension to right. Tudor Gothic style.

Main block: 2 storeys, 5 bays; 3-bay central portico has double-chamfered Tudor
arches on plinth, with steps up to the central arch; diagonal buttresses and
battlemented parapet. Renewed doors at centre and right have overlights, the
right stone-mullioned over shouldered door; cross window in left bay. Stone
mullions and transoms to windows of 1 and 2 lights above. Gabled end bays contain
wide loading door at left and cross window at right on ground floor; stone cross
windows above; label moulds to windows in gabled bays. Steeply-pitched roof of
fishscale pattern; sloped copings resting on moulded kneelers; truncated polygonal
chimneys. Left extension has one-storey 3-bay link (with casements and steeply-
pitched roof) to battlemented tower on blocked arcade. Small outbuilding to
left of main block has shouldered surround to door in right return; sloped coping
to wall. One-storey one-bay right extension in similar style.

Listing NGR: NZ2699642763

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