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Main Building to Great Chesterford Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Chesterford, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0598 / 52°3'35"N

Longitude: 0.1936 / 0°11'36"E

OS Eastings: 550481

OS Northings: 242431

OS Grid: TL504424

Mapcode National: GBR MBG.V1K

Mapcode Global: VHHKX.9HP9

Plus Code: 9F42355V+WC

Entry Name: Main Building to Great Chesterford Railway Station

Listing Date: 1 September 1971

Last Amended: 22 February 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305565

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121903

Location: Great Chesterford, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great Chesterford

Built-Up Area: Great Chesterford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ickleton

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

Main building to
Great Chesterford
railway station
(formerly listed as
Railway Station)
TL 5042 28/797 1.9.71


Built circa 1845 by Francis Thompson, railway architect of the early C19, whose
work (mainly in the north midlands) includes, notably, Chester station. In
1845 "The Builder" attributed both Great Chesterford and Audley End stations
to Francis Thompson. A rectangular yellow gault brick building with a parapet,
stucco band and elemental cornice. Two storeys. Five window range on both
the approach and platform fronts, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in
plain stucco architraves with simple cornices. The ground storey windows have
been altered with horizontal glazing bars. The north and south ends each has
one window range. The platform has a C20 canopy without a fascia, on original
"gallows" angle brackets with moulded pendants.

Listing NGR: TL5048142431

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

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