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IoE Number: 56060
Location: WIDNES NORTH RAILWAY STATION, VICTORIA AVENUE
  WIDNES, HALTON, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Patrick Norris
Date Photographed: 30 June 2001
Date listed: 31 October 1983
Date of last amendment: 31 October 1983
Grade II

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SJ58 NWFORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNESVICTORIA AVENUEFarnworth2/98Widnes North RailwayStation

SJ58 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES VICTORIA AVENUE Farnworth 2/98 Widnes North Railway Station II Station, 1872. Brown brick walls with sandstone plinth and slate roof and alternate treble courses of plain and shaped slates and with lead roll ridges. 1 storey, 8 bays, cross bays on H plan. Cross wing gable bargeboards, supported by gallows brackets, are carved in 3 different designs. The platform canopy has a 3 arched fascia with dagger, trefoil and diamond in quatrefoil motifs, supported on 4 cast iron octagonal columns. Walls have beaded quoins. Slightly Gothic-headed sashes, in pairs, set back in openings with splayed reveals and heads. The mullions have elaborate offsets, stone sills. Stacks with elaborate offsets. Original doors have panel infilling of raking boards. A drinking fountain, set against the station wall, has a shell/bullrush motif with the date '1872' above. The waiting room has a substantial plaster cornice, partly worked on the ceiling, and a fireplace surround with elaborate offsets.

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