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Abergele and Pensarn Station, 'Down' Platform Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Abergele, Conwy

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Latitude: 53.2948 / 53°17'41"N

Longitude: -3.5818 / 3°34'54"W

OS Eastings: 294668

OS Northings: 378708

OS Grid: SH946787

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZFB.CM

Mapcode Global: WH657.YFKZ

Plus Code: 9C5R7CV9+W7

Entry Name: Abergele and Pensarn Station, 'Down' Platform Building

Listing Date: 5 August 1997

Last Amended: 5 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18705

Building Class: Transport

Location: The 'Down' platform building stands to the E of the Booking Hall, at the level of the line.

County: Conwy

Town: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Community: Abergele

Locality: Pensarn

Built-Up Area: Abergele

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Built probably in connection with the improvements being made to the line in 1883 when the former Chester and Holyhead Railway was taken over by the London and North Western Railway Company. The building was altered in 1902 when the track was widened, and the canopy cantilevered over the line was removed some time after 1964.


Buckley brindle brick with red brick dressings and blue brick plinth. Slate roof. Single storey, 12 closely set window bays plus 3 additional bays for the claokrooms at the E end. The openings are segmental headed with a 3-course brick keystone, and the arrises having sunk ovolo mouldings. Terracotta hood mould joins the dropped ends. Timber windows, and bays 1, 4, 6, 9 and 14 are extended down as door openings. Terracotta five-course cornice with moulded corbel table and coved cyma. Hipped slate roof. Two brick stacks with outsetting heads. At the W end, an open goods handling area, timber framed, with diagonal boarding and high level glazing, with iron columns supporting the valenced flat roof. The three bays at the E end are narrower, and have a saddle roof ventilator.


Not accessible at the time of inspection.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well preserved building at Abergele Station with good terracotta detailing, one of four such buildings forming a group.

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