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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: STATION PLATFORM BUILDINGS AT HARROW AND WEALDSTONE RAILWAY STATION COMPRISING OF SOUTH WESTERN TICKET OFFICE RANGE, PLATFORM, WAITING ROOM BLOCKS, PLATFORM CANOPIES AND LINKING PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE STATION PLATFORM BUILDINGS AT HARROW AND WEALDSTONE RAILWAY STATION COMPRISING TICKET OFFICE RANGE, PLATFORM, WAITING ROOM BLOCKS, PLATFORM CANOPIES AND LINKING PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE

List entry Number: 1253986

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STATION PLATFORM BUILDINGS AT HARROW AND WEALDSTONE RAILWAY STATION COMPRISING OF SOUTH WESTERN TICKET OFFICE RANGE, PLATFORM, WAITING ROOM BLOCKS, PLATFORM CANOPIES AND LINKING PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE, MARLBOROUGH ROAD
STATION PLATFORM BUILDINGS AT HARROW AND WEALDSTONE RAILWAY STATION COMPRISING TICKET OFFICE RANGE, PLATFORM, WAITING ROOM BLOCKS, PLATFORM CANOPIES AND LINKING PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE, THE BRIDGE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityHarrowLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jul-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 437299

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TQ 18 NE THE BRIDGE (West Side) 4/19 Station platform buildings at Harrow and Wealdstone Railway Station comprising ticket office range, platform, waiting room blocks, platform canopies and linking pedestrian bridge.

II GV

Railway station platform buildings and canopies. 1875 and 1911, with later alterations. For the London and North Western Railway Company. Platform 1 ticket office range of cream brick in Flemish bond with stucco, ashlar and yellow-brick dressings; other platform buildings have plinths of red brick in Flemish bond and wooden superstructures; iron/steel-columned canopies; felted and part-glazed roofs. The south- western ticket office range and platform canopies to platforms 1 and 2/3 are of 1875'; the infill platform building on platform 2/3 and those on platforms 4/5 and 6/7 are 1911, as also is the pedestrian bridge which links all the platforms to each other and to the main, north-eastern, station building (The Bridge, q.v.). South-western ticket office range: north-east (line-side) elevation: 6, 5, 9 bays, the 5 central bays recessed twice. Segmental-arched openings. Panelled doors, some blocked and some replaced by windows, the 2 at centre with side lights and mullioned and transomed overlights. Sash windows, some bricked up and 2 at left end with late C20 replacements. Ashlar-corniced brick stacks. South-west (car park side) elevation: 6, 3, 3, 5 bays, bays 10-12 projecting and having main entrance, end blocks further recessed. Plinth; impost band; rusticated quoins to entrance block; segmental yellow-brick arches to openings, but round-arched openings to bays 10-15 and those to bays 10-12 with keystones; oversailing roof with decorative brackets to bays 7-12. Left-hand section has bricked-up openings; bays 13-15 have recesses flanking centre, that on left formerly a doorway. Waiting-room blocks on Platforms 2/3, 4/5 and 6/7: 13 bays having close-spaced 6-pane sashes with overlights, and part- glazed panelled doors, all with architraved heads. Dentilled eaves cornice. Roofed by platform canopies. Corniced brick stacks. Some openings blocked, and some late C20 replacement windows. Late C20 8-bay block on platform 2/3 not of special interest. Platform canopies on platform 1 and 2/3: have cylindrical columns with panelled bases, plain capitals, and arch braces with decorative spandrels supporting wooden canopy. Canopy on platform 1 has paired part-glazed cross-gabled sections of roofing above main entrances; canopy on platform 2/3 has similar tripled sections at centre. Platform canopies on platforms 4/5 and 6/7: have square columns with integral rain-water down-pipes, plain plinths and capitals; they carry cross-braced girders which support the part-glazed canopies. Covered Pedestrian bridge: has continuous glazing to upper part of walls and glazed sides to canopies which cover the steel stairs down to platforms.

Listing NGR: TQ1547589430

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National Grid Reference: TQ 15475 89430

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