Frome Station (main building)


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Frome Station (main building), Portway


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Statutory Address:
Frome Station (main building), Portway

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

Mendip (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 78452 47602


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/08/2018

ST 7847 13/210

PORTWAY Frome Station (main building)


II Circa 1850. Designed by J.R Hannaford. All wood construction. Train shed covering both tracks. Aisled, with wooden posts and ceiling. Corrugated iron roof with full length glazed vent. Offices on upside. Single storey with seven wooden casements, two and three light. Original bracketted canopy over entrance. Hipped corrugated iron roof with red brick stacks.

Largely unaltered example of a small station of the period and probably the last through train shed of its type in use on the Western Region. The line was constructed by the Wiltshire, Somerset and Weymouth Railway and opened 9 September 1850 having been previously taken over by the Great Western Railway.

Listing NGR: ST7845247602


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Mar 2002
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