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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.


List entry Number: 1140121



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Corfe Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-May-1994

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 352127

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CORFE CASTLE Corfe Castle Railway Station SY98SE 1071-0/7/10000 II Railway station. Built in 1885 for the London and South Western Railway Company. Coursed and dressed rock-faced Purbeck stone. Plain clay tile roof, hipped and gabled, with crested ridge tiles and moulded bargeboards. Axial and lateral stone stacks with moulded and weathered caps. PLAN: Station master's house with cross-wing at the south end, booking hall at the centre and waiting rooms at the north end. Victorian Gothic style. EXTERIOR: 2-storey house on right with gabled cross-wing on its right with rectangular stone bay window and 3-light sashes, porch with wooden canopy in angle and paired sashes to left. One storey and attic booking hall at centre, 3:1:3 sashes on right with small side-lights, centre doorway with shouldered arch and glazed and panelled double doors; hipped dormer above to right. Single storey waiting room set back slightly on left with 3 small sashes and hipped roof with louvred ventilator. On east side wooden platform canopy with gabled ends and open roof, the tie-beams supported on four thin cast-iron columns with ornate pierced spandrels. INTERIOR not inspected. HISTORY: Built by the London and South Western Railway Company in 1885 when a branch line from Wareham to Swanage was constructed.

Listing NGR: SY9619682071

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National Grid Reference: SY 96196 82071


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