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WADEBRIDGE 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: WADEBRIDGE STATION

List entry Number: 1309531

Location

WADEBRIDGE STATION

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wadebridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Nov-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 67880

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History

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Details

WADEBRIDGE WADEBRIDGE SW 9872-9972 9/254 Wadebridge Station

GV II

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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW9915272203

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