Curzon Street Station, Birmingham
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        Paperback / softback

        Publication Date

        15 Dec 2015
        10083102
        10083102

        Main Summary

          This report examines the surviving structures of the London & Birmingham Railway terminus at Curzon Street, Birmingham. It considers in particular the grade 1 listed 1838 building by Philip Hardwick, the sole remaining intact building on the site, together with the boundary walls which incorporate the remains of the screen of the Grand Junction Railway terminus of 1838 and the bridges and viaducts that provided rail access to the complex.

          Additional Information

          Series

          Research Reports

          Author

          John Minnis

          Author Information

          is a Senior Investigator at Historic England

          Publishing Status

          Active

          Size

          296mm

          Number of Illustrations

          42

          Number of Pages

          58

          ISBN

          9781848023628

          Contents

            1. The London & Birmingham Railway
            2. The History of Curzon Street Station
            3. An alternative scheme for Curzon Street
            4. The Grand Junction Railway Terminus
            5. The Hotel
            6. The decline of Curzon Street and its transformation into a goods depot
            7. Analysis
            7.1 The London & Birmingham Railway (L&BR) Principal Building
            7.2 The site today
            7.3 The surrounding area
            8. Archaeology
            9. Context Conclusion Bibliography

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