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BOOKING OFFICE, PLATFORM AND RAILINGS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BOOKING OFFICE, PLATFORM AND RAILINGS

List entry Number: 1057599

Location

BOOKING OFFICE, PLATFORM AND RAILINGS, STATION ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dunster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Oct-1981

Date of most recent amendment: 01-May-1985

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 264753

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

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SS9844 DUNSTER CP STATION ROAD (East side)

3/121 Booking Office, Platform and railings (formerly listed as Railway Station in Carhampton CP)

7.10.81

GV II

Booking office, raised platform and railings. Dated 1871. Booking office: squared, uncoursed red sandstone, Bath stone dressings, chamfered plinth, quoins, plain clay tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles, coped verges, external stack left gable end, rebuilt cap, similar C20 stack left of centre. Plan: booking office and waiting room. Single storey. Track side: 2-light casements flanking half glazed double doors left, two similar doors to right, all openings with rusticated surrounds. Four bay lead roofed canopy with dog tooth wooden pelmet and similar timber clad returns carried on raking brackets. Flat roofed one bay, single storey block left. Original gas lamp holder on right return. The main features of the forecourt elevation are the steeply pitched, gabled porch with deep eaves carried on curved brackets shouldered surrounds to diagonally boarded double doors, similar shouldered surrounds to paired windows flanking door, and side light beyond. Raised platform of squared and coursed lias, tarmac covered, returned on either side of booking office about 150 m in length; spearhead cast iron railings behind and gates. The West Somerset Railway line was extended from Watchet to Minehead in 1874.

Listing NGR: SS9957844744

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National Grid Reference: SS 99578 44744

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