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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
Entry Name: Buildings on North and South Platforms at Ravensthorpe Station
Listing Date: 17 April 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1183778
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340771
Location: Kirklees, WF12
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
DEWSBURY CB RAVENSTHORPE ROAD
SE 21 NW (Ravensthorpe)
Buildings on north &
17/4/77 south platforms at
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
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