Keys to the Past

Former Gilesgate Railway Station (Durham City)

This is the old Gilesgate Railway Station- it is now used as a builder's merchants. It was built in 1844 for the Durham and Sunderland Railway Company. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

This station was active during World War I as a goods station (1). It was managed by John R. Garry, the goods master (2, 3).

Reference number:D34849
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Mid 20th Century (1933 to 1966)
Cold War (1946 to 1991)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1161515
Event(s):Building Recording of Former Gilesgate Railway Station, Durham City 2001; Archaeological Services University of Durham



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Durham City


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