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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: WYLAM STATION AND STATION-MASTER'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1370462

Location

WYLAM STATION AND STATION-MASTER'S HOUSE, STATION ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityWylam

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 17-Feb-1972

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239530

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History

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Details

NZ 16 SW WYLAM STATION ROAD

19/157 Wylam Station and 17/2/72 Station-Master's House

GV II*



Station and station-master's house. 1835. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Single-storey station on left has recessed veranda in centre with roof supported on 2 cast-iron Tuscan columns. Ticket office on right has original ticket window with segmental arch and decorative iron grille; also 2 large windows and a door in chamfered alternating-block surrounds, now boarded up. Waiting room partly filling left side of veranda has 2 windows in similar surrounds also boarded up and two 16-pane sashes to rear. Hipped roof with central corniced stone chimney.

Station-master's house attached to right in Tudor style. 2 storeys, 3 bays with central doorway in double-chamfered surround. 2-light windows in similar surrounds, those on ground floor under hoodmoulds. 1st floor centre window is in gabled oriel on rounded wood corbels. Gutter is supported on rounded stone corbels. Gabled roof with rendered brick end stacks on stone corniced bases, supported on stone corbels.

One of the earliest stations in the world still in passenger use. Included mainly for historical value.

Listing NGR: NZ1200964490

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National Grid Reference: NZ 12009 64490

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