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Hoylake Railway Station, Offices and Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoylake, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3899 / 53°23'23"N

Longitude: -3.179 / 3°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 321684

OS Northings: 388762

OS Grid: SJ216887

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y77.JJ

Mapcode Global: WH766.42F2

Entry Name: Hoylake Railway Station, Offices and Shop

Listing Date: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443645

Location: Wirral, CH47

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoylake and Meols

Built-Up Area: Hoylake

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Hoylake St Hildeburgh

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 28 NW HOYLAKE GROSVENOR ROAD
(south-east side)
Hoylake

4/24 Hoylake Railway
Station, offices
- and shop

- II


Railway Station. 1938. By Architects' Section of office of
W.K. Wallace, Chief Civil Engineer to L.M.S. Railway.
Concrete frame with brick cladding, flat roof. Long one-
storey range with round-ended projection to right. One
storey, 10 bays, 3rd to 5th bays recessed, end bay forms
round-ended projection. Overhanging roof becomes
cantilevered canopy to station front, i.e. end 4 bays swept
out in front of end bay and supported on column with
simplified capital of horizontal grooves. Windows have iron
frames with horizontal glazing bars; that to end bay carried
round end, with top horizontal glazing bars, serving hatch
to left return. Main entrance to 7th bay has flanking half-
columns as above and fluted cornice; glazed doors, low drum
above has 8 long windows. South facade to platform has deep
cantilevered canopy and similar details, concrete structure
visible. Entrace has doors flanking bowed kiosk. Interior
has tiled hall with round light fixture to drum; bowed
projection forming rear to kiosk. Influenced by Charles
Holden's designs for London Transport Stations.


Listing NGR: SJ2168488762

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

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