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Morecambe Railway Station Main Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Morecambe, Lancashire

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Latitude: 54.0712 / 54°4'16"N

Longitude: -2.8747 / 2°52'28"W

OS Eastings: 342859

OS Northings: 464272

OS Grid: SD428642

Mapcode National: GBR 8PCC.FB

Mapcode Global: WH83Z.TX9T

Plus Code: 9C6V34CG+F4

Entry Name: Morecambe Railway Station Main Building

Listing Date: 6 April 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391856

Location: Morecambe, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA4

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Town: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Morecambe

Built-Up Area: Morecambe

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Morecambe St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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939-1/5/44 (South side)
06/04/79 Morecambe Railway Station main


Railway station. Opened in 1907, re-using walling stone and
dressings transferred by the Midland Railway from their
earlier station in Northumberland Street which was built in
the 1870s. Possibly by E G Paley.
Squared coursed sandstone with sandstone dressings and steep
blue slate roofs with 2 horizontal green slate bands.
A central 2-storey entrance block is joined to gabled
pavilions by 6-bay links which have Lombard friezes below the
eaves, and a continuous drip mould rising over mullioned
windows and square-headed doorways.
The pavilions each have windows of 3 pointed lights, and
foiled circular windows within the coped gables.
The central block has glazed doorways on the ground floor,
pointed windows on the 1st floor, and a clock face within a
stone gable that is treated as a dormer.
In front of the main block is a large porte-cochere with a
pitched roof on iron trusses which is partly glazed and partly
slated and is carried on 4 cast-iron columns. 2 chimneys on
left-hand link, one on each gable of central block, one on
right-hand link, and one to right of right-hand pavilion. All
have dressed stone caps.
The side elevations have Tudor-arched gateways leading to the
central concourse and linking the front building to 2 further
pavilions in a similar style.
Interior: front range contains some decorative glazed tiling.
Large concourse area has stone-flagged floor and a
partly-glazed roof carried on iron or steel lattice trusses.

Listing NGR: SD4285964272

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