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Ruabon Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruabon, Wrexham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9871 / 52°59'13"N

Longitude: -3.0433 / 3°2'35"W

OS Eastings: 330061

OS Northings: 343820

OS Grid: SJ300438

Mapcode National: GBR 73.HZ48

Mapcode Global: WH89B.752T

Entry Name: Ruabon Railway Station

Listing Date: 24 February 1983

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1719

Building Class: Transport

Location: Situated off Bridge Street to the W of the town centre.

County: Wrexham

Community: Ruabon (Rhiwabon)

Community: Ruabon

Built-Up Area: Ruabon

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Designed by Henry Robertson in the 1860s replacing the original Shrewsbury and Chester Railway Station by T M Penson. Converted to offices late C20 and platform canopy removed.

Exterior

Tudor-Gothic Revival style, single storey. Sandstone ashlar with rusticated quoins, slate roof, stone chimneys. Elevation to road: projecting gabled wings to each end with stone copings and finials. Each has a tall mullioned and transomed window, partially blocked. Central range has central mullioned and transomed window, and a doorway on each side with Tudor-arch head and dimpled spandrels. Low ranges with end stack set back and attached to left and right. Similar platform elevation: low flanking ranges have blocked entrances and windows, other openings blocked, cast-iron gutter with shaped brackets and cast-iron rainwater goods.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for its special interest as good example of an 1860s station in a style popular for rural railway architecture.

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