Site ID :- GTL01112 Key Words :- LT Station Linked Sites :-
Address :- Cowcross St, London, Greater London, EC1 Grid Reference :- TQ 31584 81844 Grid Co-ordinates :- Easting 531584 m, Northing 181844 m Lat & Long (WGS84) :- 51.520195 , -0.104858 View Historic Mapping Site Location :- Viewing Site :- Parish or Township :- Administrative Area :- Islington Pre 1974 County :- Greater London Council Site Status :- Listed - Grade II Site Condition :- Operational site, in use for original purpose Historic England List No - 1298047, Site Era :-Early Modern 1850-1950 to Modern Post 1950 Site Dates :- 1866 - Visit By :- -
Record Status :- Reviewed Reviewed By :- Andrew Turner - 27 November 2021
Description and History Wrought-iron bowstring truss roofs 1866, and white glazed terracotta entrance building, 1914, by Charles Clark. Currently served by Thameslink services on the western pair of tracks (Widened Lines) and London Underground services on the eastern side.
First station opened 10 January 1863 as Farringdon Street - the City terminus of the Metropolitan Railway; closed 1 March 1866 on the extension of the line and opening of the second Farringdon Street Station the same day; renamed Farringdon and High Holborn Station on 26 January 1922; renamed Farringdon Station 21 April 1936.
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Listed II [PWS] Opened 10 January 1863 as the first Farringdon Street Station - the City terminus of the Metropolitan Railway; closed 1 March 1866 on the extension of the line and opening of the second Farringdon Street Station the same day; renamed Farringdon and High Holborn Station on 26 January 1922; renamed Farringdon Station 21 April 1936; currently served by Thameslink services on the western pair of tracks, and London Underground services on the eastern side [PWS] - Paul Sowan
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