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FORMER BOOKING HALL AND WAITING ROOM AT CHARFIELD STATION

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: FORMER BOOKING HALL AND WAITING ROOM AT CHARFIELD STATION

List entry Number: 1114969

Location

FORMER BOOKING HALL AND WAITING ROOM AT CHARFIELD STATION, STATION ROAD

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Charfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34638

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 72428 92214

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