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Farringdon Underground Station

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Site ID :- GTL01112
Key Words :- LT Station
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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
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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 -
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Contributor :- GLIAS Database - 2 June 2018
Contributors Society :- Greater London Industrial Archaeology Society
Copyright :- cc-by-nc-sa 4.0 © GLIAS Database

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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