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Lincoln Central Station and Footbridge and Platform Building and Yard Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.226 / 53°13'33"N

Longitude: -0.5399 / 0°32'23"W

OS Eastings: 497571

OS Northings: 370879

OS Grid: SK975708

Mapcode National: GBR FMQ.NBV

Mapcode Global: WHGJ5.P53Q

Plus Code: 9C5X6FG6+C2

Entry Name: Lincoln Central Station and Footbridge and Platform Building and Yard Walls

Listing Date: 15 August 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486213

Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5

County: Lincolnshire

District: Lincoln

Town: Lincoln

Electoral Ward/Division: Park

Built-Up Area: Lincoln

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Lincoln St Mary-le-Wigford

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


LINCOLN

SK97SE ST MARY'S STREET
1941-1/2/322 (South side)
15/08/73 Lincoln Central Station, footbridge,
platform building, and yard walls

II

Railway station with attached footbridge, platform building,
yard walls and railing. 1848, with later C19 and C20
alterations. Possibly by Joseph Cubitt or JH Taylor of London
for the Great Northern Railway Co. Yellow brick, with stone
dressings and slate roofs, with 6 ridge and 8 side wall
stacks. Tudor revival style.
EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and quoins, shouldered coped
gables, coped parapet to north front. Window are mainly
casements with stone mullions and transoms and hoodmoulds.
Main block, 2 storeys, 6 bays, has a tower to east, 3 stages,
and a single storey range to west. North front has a 4 bay
centre with 2 Tudor arched doorways flanked by single windows,
all beneath a hipped glazed canopy, 4 bays. Above, 4 windows.
On either side, a gabled wing, that to left with a C20
doorway, and above, a canted oriel window. That to right has a
4-light window, and a 3-light window above.
South side, towards the platform, has a full width valanced
canopy, C20. Regular fenestration and square headed doors.
Above, 8 glazing bar sashes.
Tower has 2 buttresses to east, chamfered string course, and
projecting crenellated parapet with square corner turrets.
Steep pitched pyramidal roof with a raking louvred dormer on
each side. South and east sides have four-centred arched
openings, that to south blocked. Above, a cross casement to
south. Above again, a single lancet on 3 sides, and 2 to
south.
Single storey range, to west, has a hipped louvred roof
ventilator. North side has an off-centre segmental pointed
carriage opening with gates, flanked by 3-light windows. To
the right, a double gabled range with 2 plain sashes in each
gable.
Single arched lattice girder footbridge, wrought-iron, has
stairs at each end. Southern platform building has a valanced
canopy.
Outside, to west, a cast-iron railing on a yellow brick and
ashlar plinth, approx. 45m long. To north-east, a yard wall
with slab coping and 3 gateways with square piers, approx. 35m
long. To east, a curved wall with concrete coping, running
eastwards along St Mary's Road approx. 100m, ending in a


flight of steps flanked by similar walls and copings.
(Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire:
London: 1989-: 511-512).

Listing NGR: SK9757170879

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