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Smallford Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Smallford, Hertfordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3XQP2M+87

Entry Name: Smallford Station

Listing Date: 20 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472751

Location: Colney Heath, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4

County: Hertfordshire

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

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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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