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Dewsbury Railway Station, Entrance Building, Platform Building and Canopies, Footbridge and South West Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.692 / 53°41'31"N

Longitude: -1.6329 / 1°37'58"W

OS Eastings: 424341

OS Northings: 421795

OS Grid: SE243217

Mapcode National: GBR KT1R.97

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.WGMG

Plus Code: 9C5WM9R8+RV

Entry Name: Dewsbury Railway Station, Entrance Building, Platform Building and Canopies, Footbridge and South West Office

Listing Date: 18 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340787

Location: Dewsbury, Kirklees, WF13

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Dewsbury

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 2421 NW (Dewsbury)
Dewsbury Railway Station,
18/11/77 entrance building, platform
building & canopies, foot-
bridge & south west office


Railway station in Tudor style. 1848. For London and North Western
Railway Company. Ashlar. Pitched slate roofs. Entrance block of
2 storeys with hipped roof, parapet and ashlar stacks. 4-bay symmetrical
facade. Single sashes to 1st floor. Tudor arched entrance to left and
right, with hood moulds and carved stops, and two 6-light mullioned and
transomed square-headed windows with arched lights. Glass canopy and
sides on low stone side walls. Interior also Tudor. Wide chamfered
door arches and dog-leg stone stair with Gothic cast iron balustrade.
Platform buildings continue the style. Glazed canopies on square cast
iron columns. Covered, half glazed footbridge to plainer buildings on
the other side. The office building, or Station Master's house, to the
south west, is of 3 wide bays, the centre one of 2 storeys, breaking
forward slightly and with shaped gable. 8-light ground floor window
and 6-light 1st floor window, both square-headed, mullioned and transomed
and with arched lights to upper tier. Single storey side bays each have
shaped parapet and 6-light mullioned and transomed window. Good ashlar
stacks. Lower, set-back bay to each side.

Listing NGR: SE2434121795

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