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Latitude: 51.7508 / 51°45'2"N
Longitude: -0.2668 / 0°16'0"W
OS Eastings: 519740
OS Northings: 207206
OS Grid: TL197072
Mapcode National: GBR H8D.5D1
Mapcode Global: VHGPR.B896
Entry Name: Smallford Station
Listing Date: 20 January 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245067
English Heritage Legacy ID: 472751
Location: Colney Heath, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4
District: St. Albans
Civil Parish: Colney Heath
Built-Up Area: Smallford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Colney Heath St Mark
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL10NE COLNEY HEATH
270/10/10029 Smallford Station
Railway station, now office building. 1866, and built for the Great Northern Railway. Timber-framed with weatherboarded exterior, with a Welsh slated roof covering. Single storeyed structure with 2 plain doors and 2 4 over 4 pane sash windows with vertical glazing bars : D : W :D : W : on the road elevation. Hipped roof with an external brick stack on the left-hand gable and ridge stack at the right-hand end. The platform elevation has 2 doors and 3 windows as above. Interior not inspected.
History: The station was opened as Springfield in February 1866 as a part of the GNR branch from Hatfield to St Albans. It was renamed Smallford on 1st October 1879 and closed on the 1st October 1951.
A little-altered example of a small wayside station of timber-framed construction built by the Great Northern Railway in 1866, and now a rare survival of the building type.
REF. Taylor R.D. and Anderson B, Hatfield and St Albans Branch of the G .N .R. Oakwood Press, 1988 pps. 18-21.
Listing NGR: TL1974007206
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