Station Name: MORPETH (East Coast main line)

[Source: Alan Young]

The exterior of the fine 1847 building at Morpeth station. The masonry has recently been cleaned, as seen in this view from August 2001. The rock-faced sandstone building has ashlar quoins and is in a Gothic ‘Tudor/Jacobean’ style, as were many of the other station buildings at the Newcastle & Berwick East Coast main line stations. The architect was Benjamin Green who, with his father, designed Newcastle’s Theatre Royal and Grey’s Monument. This building is Grade II listed.
Photo by Alan Young

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