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List entry Summary

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

Name: BANK TOP RAILWAY STATION (MAIN BUILDING)

List entry Number: 1310079

Location

BANK TOP RAILWAY STATION (MAIN BUILDING), VICTORIA ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
DarlingtonUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1977

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110731

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History

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Details

NZ 2914 VICTORIA ROAD (east end) 907/10/400 Bank Top Railway Station (main building)

II*

Railway station. 1887. William Bell. Imposing composition with some Italianate detail. Tall central clock tower of 4 stages with crested pyramidal roof. Red brick with plentiful stone dressings. Two-bay flanking sections hold entrance concourse; each has a wide segmental and a narrow round-arched opening. Classical trim with pilasters and entablature; and stone architraves to openings. Further set back 4-bay sections have similar treatment. Shaped gable ends on returns. Interior has iron framed barrelled roof with pierced braces resting on stone corbels. Heavy iron screens around stairways down to train shed. This is long and slightly curved with a similar iron framed roof of 2 spans, the braces resting on cast-iron quasi-Corinthian columns in centre. Roofs partly glazed.



Listing NGR: NZ2945114081

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National Grid Reference: NZ 29451 14081

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