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The English railway station

Author: Steven Parissien; English Heritage,
Publisher: Swindon : English Heritage, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The railway station is one of England s most distinctive, characterful and best-loved building-types. This is an accessible, engaging and comprehensively-illustrated general history of the architectural development and social history of the British railway station, from the dawn of the Railway Age to the ravages of the 1960s and the station's rebirth at the end of the 20th century. Traces how the station evolved  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Parissien; English Heritage,
ISBN: 9781848022362 1848022360
OCLC Number: 898059038
Description: vii, 164 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Genesis 2. Boldness and enterprise 3. The country station 4. The urban station 5. Cathedrals of steam 6. Demolition and decay 7. Brave new British Rail 8. A new railway age
Responsibility: Steven Parissien.

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An introduction to the architectural development, the social significance and, in the last century, the dramatic fall and rise of the English railway station.  Read more...

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... a new survey from English Heritage, 'The English Railway Station', written by the historian and scholar of stations Steven Parrisien, which informatively recounts their rise and fall. -- Rowan Read more...

 
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