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Station House

A Grade II Listed Building in Crosby, Sefton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4857 / 53°29'8"N

Longitude: -3.0381 / 3°2'17"W

OS Eastings: 331212

OS Northings: 399281

OS Grid: SJ312992

Mapcode National: GBR 7X74.15

Mapcode Global: WH86T.9NJ4

Plus Code: 9C5RFXP6+7Q

Entry Name: Station House

Listing Date: 20 December 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463937

Location: Sefton, L23

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Built-Up Area: Crosby

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Blundellsands St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


CROSBY

SJ39NW MERSEY ROAD
778-1/3/104 (North side)
Station House

II

Small railway station-master's house, now house. Probably
c1848, for the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway
Company. White-painted render on brick, red tiled roof.
Single-depth double-fronted plan parallel to railway track and
very close to it, with a small side wing at each end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 2 windows, symmetrical. The ground
floor has a Tudor-arched doorway in the centre, with a C20
part-glazed door under a shallow fanlight without glazing
bars, flanked by 3-light wooden mullion windows with top-hung
casement openings in the centre lights. The upper floor has
4-pane sashes above these windows, and a raised square plaque
in the centre, with a moulded surround but no visible
inscription. Roof with oversailing barges pierced by gable
chimneys, that at the left (west) end of brown brick, tall,
with a cornice, but the other cut down and rendered. Small
single-storey side wings, that to the left with a window and
that to the right with a doorway. Rear and interior not
inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: probably Crosby's first railway station.
Interesting survival of very simple early railway
architecture, comparable with two other surviving examples in
Southport (e.g.No.57A Portland Street).


Listing NGR: SJ3121299281

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