Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1119995

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1976



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Wareham Town

National Grid Reference: SY 91955 88135


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1. 5190 NORTHPORT (West Side)

Wareham Railway Station SY 9188 3/171


2. 1886. Built by London and South Western Railway when the Wareham-swanage branch was opened. The original Southampton and Dorchester Railway station had been further east, but was moved to the present site in 1864. Red brick with ashlar dressings. Pitched tile roof. Red brick stacks with ashlar coping. 1 storey with attics. 2 coped gables with finials and kneelers; that to east shaped, topped with pediment, and with 3 pilasters taking cornice half way up; that to west has stone mullioned window, with full entablature and pediment over central part. Between gables is 1 attic dormer with pargetted front, pitched roof and casements. 2 one-storey extensions with coved eaves cornices at either end. Centre of roof ridge crowned by octagonal turret, with ogival lead roof and weather-vane. Casement windows on yard side. Sashes on platform side. Platform shelters taken on cast iron columns of eclectic design with ornamental cast iron spandrels which support roof trusses. Pitched corrugated iron roofs with cut wooden valances. Weatherboard and panelled shelters with contemporary benches on up platform. Elaborate columns gas standards on both platforms east and west of shelters.

Listing NGR: SY9195588135


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Legacy System number: 108027

Legacy System: LBS

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