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Former Bakewell Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2175 / 53°13'2"N

Longitude: -1.6681 / 1°40'5"W

OS Eastings: 422258

OS Northings: 368985

OS Grid: SK222689

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.C2R

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.BDX8

Plus Code: 9C5W688J+XQ

Entry Name: Former Bakewell Railway Station

Listing Date: 28 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468213

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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831-1/5/175 (West side)
28/01/94 Former Bakewell Railway Station


Railway station now offices. 1861-62. By Edward Walker for the
Midland Railway. Deeply-coursed dressed sandstone with ashlar
dressings; patterned Welsh slate roof.
EXTERIOR: single storey, 4:3:4-bay symmetrical entrance front.
Advanced gabled open porch supported on ornamental cast-iron
columns; decorative wooden frieze. Central double doors and
large overlight flanked by large margin-glazed sashes all
beneath segmental arches. Outer bays have sill band to smaller
margin-glazed sashes beneath lintel band which becomes the
imposts of the central 3 bays. Bold eaves projection on shaped
wooden brackets. Tall ashlar end stacks and 2 ridge stacks
with stepped bases and caps.
Former platform side: shallow canted parapet above blind
arcade of stepped segmental arches originally enclosed beneath
the multiple ridges of the platform canopy; carved foliage
ornament to corbelled imposts. Beneath the 2 central arches
are stone columns which support smaller arches above door and
window openings.
INTERIOR: decorative plasterwork to ceilings. A fireplace in
the former booking hall; decorative arch-braced ceiling. Some
interior partitioning.
HISTORY: the line opened 1st August 1862 following the Midland
Railway (Rowsley and Buxton) Act of 25th May 1860; closed
1967. Notable example of Midland Railway architecture in an
area of Derbyshire where railway design was influenced by the
Dukes of Rutland and Devonshire.

Listing NGR: SK2225868985

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