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Hadlow Road Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Willaston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2886 / 53°17'19"N

Longitude: -3.0058 / 3°0'20"W

OS Eastings: 333048

OS Northings: 377322

OS Grid: SJ330773

Mapcode National: GBR 7ZGD.1T

Mapcode Global: WH87S.SLVQ

Entry Name: Hadlow Road Railway Station

Listing Date: 29 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475650

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH64

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Willaston and Thornton

Built-Up Area: Willaston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Willaston Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


NESTON

SJ3377 HADLOW ROAD, Willaston Village
794-1/10/114 (East side)
Hadlow Road Railway Station

GV II

Railway station and station house, now museum. Dated 1866; C20
alterations. For the Helsby-Parkgate line of the former
Birkenhead, Lancs and Cheshire Junction Railway. Brown brick
in Flemish bond with stone plinth and ashlar dressings;
cast-iron guttering; slate roof with crocketed cresting and
brick stacks on stone plinths with stone cornices and caps.
EXTERIOR: single-storey, 4-bay station range, with 2-storey
gable ended station house at right. Station has pairs of 2
panel doors to openings, front and rear, in doorcases with
chamfered pilasters and shouldered arches to door heads under
round arches the tympani of which contain roundel, foliage and
fruit motifs with the date on the north side only. The arches
are surmounted by ogee moulded hoodmoulds. Paired windows with
round heads, chamfered mullions and semicircular arches.
Yellow brick dentil course at eaves and cavetto moulded gable
coping.
Station house has segment headed recessed sashes in pairs,
with stone mullions and moulded imposts. 4-panel door under
stone lintel with pointed upper surface. Cavetto moulded first
floor string courses. Wall mounted gas lamp fixed to left
corner and old enamel advertisements fixed to station and
house walls. Windows throughout are sashes or 2-pane casements
with steeply sloped sills.
INTERIOR: station waiting room is separated from the ticket
office by a half-glazed wooden screen. The ticket office
contains fireplace with cast-iron grate. Waiting room contains
fireplace.
The museum is associated with the Wirral Way Footpath which
has replaced the railway line.


Listing NGR: SJ3304877322

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