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MORTIMER 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: MORTIMER STATION

List entry Number: 1117145

Location

MORTIMER STATION, THE FOREHEAD

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

County:

District: West Berkshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stratfield Mortimer

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Sep-1975

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 40007

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

STRATFIELD MORTIMER THE FOREHEAD SU 66 SE (south side) Mortimer Station 6/14 4.9.75 G.V. II* Railway Station. 1848 by I K Brunel for the GWR. Red brick with stock brick strings and surrounds to openings; hipped slate roof with deeply projecting eaves on cut brackets. Single storey. Entrance front: A pair of central 4-panelled doors with fanlight with radiating glazing bars under round arched head, and with projecting doorcase; flanked either side by a group of 3 single light windows with similar heads; continuous projecting string course linking doors and windows at impost level and forming impost blocks. The platform front is similar. The return on the north is 3 bays with two 4-panelled doors with fanlights as before, a central round headed window with glazing bars and stone cill. The Station is on the Reading - Basingstoke line which was laid under Brunel's personal direction. Originally the Berks and Hants Extension Railway it was taken over by the GWR before completion. One of the most unaltered of Brunel's wayside stations.

Listing NGR: SU6721864112

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National Grid Reference: SU 67218 64112

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