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Buildings on North and South Platforms at Ravensthorpe Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6755 / 53°40'31"N

Longitude: -1.6556 / 1°39'20"W

OS Eastings: 422845

OS Northings: 419946

OS Grid: SE228199

Mapcode National: GBR JTWY.C5

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.JWT5

Plus Code: 9C5WM8GV+5P

Entry Name: Buildings on North and South Platforms at Ravensthorpe Station

Listing Date: 17 April 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1183778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340771

Location: Kirklees, WF12

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury South

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornhill Lees Holy Innocents with St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 21 NW (Ravensthorpe)

Buildings on north &
17/4/77 south platforms at
Ravensthorpe Station


Station buildings on north and south platforms. Circa 1848 for
L & NWR Co. Weather boarded with hipped slate roof with red brick
stacks with modillion cornices. Single storey. Sash windows
divided into 9 lights. Panelled doors. Wooden pilasters support
cast-iron brackets with ornamental pierced spandrels, to canopies
(now gone). Nook shafted wooden posts supported canopy where it
continued beyond building to east. Gates to station with diagonal
planking and iron spikes. Plain iron footbridge, possibly contemporary
but with recent decking. Contemporary fittings to waiting rooms i.e.
benches around wall and one cast-iron stove.

An early example of L & NWR Co. high quality standardised wood station.

Listing NGR: SE2284519945

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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