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Station House

A Grade II Listed Building in Alston, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8145 / 54°48'52"N

Longitude: -2.4417 / 2°26'30"W

OS Eastings: 371708

OS Northings: 546714

OS Grid: NY717467

Mapcode National: GBR CDDR.5X

Mapcode Global: WH91V.G7HZ

Plus Code: 9C6VRH75+Q8

Entry Name: Station House

Listing Date: 14 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73142

Location: Alston Moor, Eden, Cumbria, CA9

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Alston Moor

Built-Up Area: Alston

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Alston Moor

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Station with station-master's house; built 1852 as terminus to Alston branch of
Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. Coursed, squared rubble with string course between
floors. Welsh slate roofs with corniced stone chimneys; gabled ends to cross wings
have stone copings with ball finials to kneelers and apex. Tudor style. Symmetrical
2-storey, 4-bay front; each projecting wing has part-glazed door with hoodmould
and 4-centred arched head. Single sash in lugged surround to either side; 3-light
mullioned window with hoodmould to 1st floor. Two 2-light mullioned windows with
hoodmoulds to each floor of main block. West elevation has 2 part-glazed doors
with pointed heads to centre. Canted bay and panelled door to left, 4-centred
heads to paired windows on right. 2 original 1st floor openings in north wing
were replaced by single sash; main block has central sash in lugged surround.
Single-storey lean-to added at south end. Original ticket window in north wall;
later, flat-roofed, toilet block adjoins north end.

Listing NGR: NY7170846714

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