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© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS

IoE Number: 110718
Location: NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION, NORTH ROAD
  DARLINGTON, DARLINGTON, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
Date Photographed: 08 August 1999
Date listed: 06 September 1977
Date of last amendment: 06 September 1977
Grade II*

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STATION ROAD5195North Road Railway Station(Now Railway Museum)(Formerly listed under

STATION ROAD 1. 5195 North Road Railway Station (Now Railway Museum) (Formerly listed under North Read) NZ 2815 2/127 28.4.52. II* GV 2. Circa 1840, replacing or enlarging the original terminus of the Stockton and Darlington Railway opened 1825. Long front building having 2-storey, 6-window centre with a loggia whose 7 cast iron columns support a bracketed timber cornice. Long, single-storey side wings of differing lenth and irregular fenestration. Walls now roughcast. Slated roofs with eaves soffits and chimney stacks of conjoined hexagonal ashlar shafts at ends of centre block; similar paired or single shafts to wings. Plain, timber-roofed train shed at rear in 2 unequal spans with row of cast iron columns. Short flanking sheds with cast iron supports to lean-to roofs against the front building. Good example of early, straight forward railway station. Now in use as a railway museum. Graded for its association with the 1st public railway in England.

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