SK5879 : Worksop Station

taken 1 month ago, near to Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

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Worksop Station
Worksop Station
Looking fr5om the station footbridge towards Sheffield.
Worksop Railway Station
This fine station has survived remarkably intact. The original buildings of 1849 comprise the single storey range west of the two storey section. This building with its gable central entrance and gabled end wings was clearly intended to provide a suitable access point for the many landed gentry of the Dukeries district, for whom Worksop would be their 'home' station.
The eastern end including the two-storey section, was added in matching style around 1900 and comprised refreshment and waiting rooms with residential accommodation over. The less impressive range on the opposite platform was built at around this time too.

Much of the building complex is currently occupied by a Business Centre housing small firms, with the two storey section housing The Mallard public house. As of 2015, the station still retains a booking office, with limited hours of opening. It is operated by Northern Rail.

The complete station is Listed Grade II.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 April, 2019   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 23 April, 2019
Geographical Context
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5850 7977 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.6987N 1:7.4066W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5856 7975
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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