FORMER BOOKING HALL AND WAITING ROOM AT CHARFIELD STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114969

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: FORMER BOOKING HALL AND WAITING ROOM AT CHARFIELD STATION, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER BOOKING HALL AND WAITING ROOM AT CHARFIELD STATION, STATION ROAD

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Charfield

National Grid Reference: ST 72428 92214

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History

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Details

ST 79 SW CHARFIELD STATION ROAD (west side)

2/17 Former Booking Hall and Waiting Room at Charfield Station G.V. II

Booking hall and waiting room, now disused. Circa 1843-44 for the Bristol and Gloucester Railway : engineer, I.K. Brunel. Brick with freestone dressings and quoins; slate roof with overhanging bracketted eaves and coped raised verges on kneelers to the right; brick and ashlar square and diagonal stacks. In a plain Tudor Gothic style. Single storey. Central door in chamfered ashlar surround with 4-centred head. To the right is an advanced square bay (the waiting room) and a single bay recessed section with a square headed door. 'To the left is a smaller advanced square bay (the booking hall) and the recessed parcels' office and office section. The windows are boarded - probably 2- and 3-light casements with chamfered surrounds. The buildings at Charfield Station forms the only surviving intact group of buildings on the line - an important line which completed the through route from Exeter to Newcastle in 1844. (Buchanan L.A. and Buchanan R.A. Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology : Central South England, 1980).

Listing NGR: ST7242892214

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 34638

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Buchanan, , Buchanan, , Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology Central Southern England, (1980)

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