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MAISONDIEU ROAD, RAILWAY STATION (FORMERLY GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY)LB30825

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 20/08/1981

Location

  • Local Authority: Moray
  • Planning Authority: Moray
  • Burgh: Elgin

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NJ 22052 62237
  • Coordinates: 322052, 862237

Description

P M Barnett, Engineer-in-Chief, Great North of Scotland

Railway, 1898. Scottish Baronial, 2 storeys and attic

asymmetrical 12 bays. Stugged ashlar; battered

bullfaced basecourse. 4 centre bays with entrance

booking hall and glazed canopy over ground floor,

crenellated parapet and gabled windows, all flanked by

advanced gabled bays, 2 mullioned, segmental ground

floor windows with hoodmoulds, canted oriels in 1st floor

one small hoodmoulded gable window. Single bay and

corner drum tower at NW incorporating entrance to

Station Master's dwelling, with fish-scaled slated conical

roof with weathervane. Additional bays to left.

All gables crowstepped. Corniced ridge and end stacks;

slate roofs.

INTERIOR: panelled double doors to main booking hall

which is lit by domed top light, original pine panelling;

pediments to all doors; booking office; Art Nouveau

stained glass; enriched plaster ribs to coved ceiling.

Glazed cast-iron canopy to platform.

Statement of Special Interest

Former Item 141 (1981 Revised List).

References

Bibliography

John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND ii (1977),

p.231. Further information by courtesy of The Buildings of

Scotland Research Unit.

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