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The Great Central Railway Station at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1850. '...on the 30th of July last, his fellow-townsmen and friends entertained [British engineer Robert Stephenson] at a banquet, to which upwards of 400 persons sat down, in the new Great Central Railway Station...[at Neville-street]'. The exterior '...is unusually picturesque. Its lofty open arches, its coupled bold Roman-Doric columns and stylobate, and its cleverly panelled attic (where it is proposed to place colossal statues) are very effective features of this grand architectural composition by Mr. Dobson...'. The station opened

The Great Central Railway Station at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1850. '...on the 30th of July last, his fellow-townsmen and friends entertained [British engineer Robert Stephenson] at a banquet, to which upwards of 400 persons sat down, in the new Great Central Railway Station...[at Neville-street]'. The exterior '...is unusually picturesque. Its lofty open arches, its coupled bold Roman-Doric columns and stylobate, and its cleverly panelled attic (where it is proposed to place colossal statues) are very effective features of this grand architectural composition by Mr. Dobson...'. The station opened Stock Photo
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The Great Central Railway Station at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1850. '...on the 30th of July last, his fellow-townsmen and friends entertained [British engineer Robert Stephenson] at a banquet, to which upwards of 400 persons sat down, in the new Great Central Railway Station...[at Neville-street]'. The exterior '...is unusually picturesque. Its lofty open arches, its coupled bold Roman-Doric columns and stylobate, and its cleverly panelled attic (where it is proposed to place colossal statues) are very effective features of this grand architectural composition by Mr. Dobson...'. The station opened in August 1850, as part of the then Newcastle & Carlisle Railway and York, Newcastle & Berwick Railway. The architect was John Dobson. From "Illustrated London News", 1850.

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