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© Mr George C Scott

IoE Number: 384640
Location: STOWMARKET RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD
  STOWMARKET, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK
Photographer: Mr George C Scott
Date Photographed: 20 August 1999
Date listed: 19 April 1972
Date of last amendment: 19 April 1972
Grade II

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STOWMARKETTM0558STATION ROAD614-1/4/112Stowmarket Railway Station

STOWMARKET TM0558 STATION ROAD 614-1/4/112 Stowmarket Railway Station 19/04/72 GV II Railway station. 1846 by Frederick Barnes. Restored 1987. Red brick with gault brick dressings under roofs clad in machine tiles. 1-3 storeys on high basements. Composition, in Jacobean style, is symmetrical, comprising a central one storey and attic block linked by single-storey ranges to taller 2-3 storey side blocks. Central block with Dutch gables to west, north and south, the west one facing the entrance and with an attic window. Windows generally are ovolo-moulded cross casements, cornices are saw-toothed. 2 square one-storey pavilions flank main entrance right and left. Recessed linking blocks had retaining walls with taller central doorways enclosing forecourt, but this remains now only to south side. Main outer blocks with cross casements, Dutch gables to all faces (north return of north block with twin shaped gables), and frontal (west) polygonal towers with doors at the bases and pierced parapets at the top. Gabled roofs carry romantically-placed 2- and 3-flued stacks. Platform canopies supported on square section welded steel piers of late C20. The piers rise to timber braces within which are cast-iron scrolled brackets. Inner face of main west range with 4 arches right and left of central entrance to booking hall.

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