STATION HOUSE - Alston - List Entry

  • Description

    "Station with station-master's house; built 1852 as terminus to Alston branch of Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. Coursed, squared rubble with string course between floors. Welsh slate roofs with corniced stone chimneys; gabled ends to cross wings have stone copings with ball finials to kneelers and apex. Tudor style. Symmetrical 2-storey, 4-bay front; each projecting wing has part-glazed door with hoodmould and 4-centred arched head....Single-storey lean-to added at south end. Original ticket window in north wall; later, flat-roofed, toilet block adjoins north end...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 3 months ago
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