Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1309531

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1988



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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wadebridge

National Grid Reference: SW9915272203


WADEBRIDGE WADEBRIDGE SW 9872-9972 9/254 Wadebridge Station


Railway station, now disused. Circa mid C19. Rusticated snecked slatestone with granite dressings. Slate roof with hipped ends. 3 rusticated slate and granite axial stacks. Plan: Overall rectangular plan with platform originally on north east side and main entrance on south west side. Exterior: Single storey. South west elevation with asymmetrical 6 window front and entrance to left of centre. The right and left hand sides are set slightly forward and have hipped ends. Pair of narrow sashes to left and remains of C19 24-pane sashes in centre and to right. North east elevation originally facing platform with double doors near centre and to left and remains of C19 24-pane sashes. Cast iron columns with wrought iron spandrels to the platform canopy which has a shallow pitched roof with gable ends and timber boarding. Interior: Not inspected. The Wadebridge to Bodmin railway, opened in 1834, was the first steam railway in Cornwall and greatly facilitated the carriage of sea sand, carried by barge from Padstow to Wadebridge, inland for use on the agricultural land. Todd, A C and Laws, P Industrial Archaeology of Cornwall, 1972

Listing NGR: SW9915272203


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 67880

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Todd, , Laws, , Industrial Archaeology of Cornwall, (1972)

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