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Whitley Bay, Station Road, Railway Station

Whitley Bay



Railway Transport Site

Railway Station



Extant Building

Railway station passenger building and train shed. Dated 1910 on tower. For North Eastern Railway Company; engineer William Bell. Brick with ashlar quoins and dressings and ashlar-coped plinth; Welsh slate roof with glass lights and stone gable coping; lead tower roof. Free baroque style. One storey. Central block has 3-stage tower over porch with round-headed openings and clock and tall spike finial. Central door, wood mullioned windows. Interior shows arcaded ticket office with fat banded Ionic pilasters. Train shed - rear panelled brick wall and cast iron Ionic columns on octagonal plinths; girders with pierced spandrels containing shields support glazed roof. A railway station is shown here on Ordnance Survey second edition of 1898. LISTED GRADE 2




<< HER 2153 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 89, NE; Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 5/184; N. Pevsner and I. Richmond (second edition revised by J. Grundy, G. McCombie, P. Ryder, H. Welfare), 1992, The Buildings of England - Northumberland, page 626

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