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© Mr Alan Bradley LRPS

IoE Number: 110731
Location: BANK TOP RAILWAY STATION (MAIN BUILDING), VICTORIA ROAD (east side)
  DARLINGTON, DARLINGTON, DURHAM
Photographer: Mr Alan Bradley LRPS
Date Photographed: 29 January 2006
Date listed: 06 September 1977
Date of last amendment: 06 September 1977
Grade II*

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VICTORIA ROAD1.(East End)5195Bank Top Railway Station(Main building)

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.

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