CREWKERNE RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1345931
Date first listed:
01-Mar-1973
Statutory Address:
CREWKERNE RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CREWKERNE RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Misterton
National Grid Reference:
ST4532608528

Details

ST40NE MISTERTON CP STATION ROAD (East side)

6/175 Crewkerne Railway Station

.3.73 II

Railway station. 1859, for opening of the London and South-Western Railway in 1860. Probably designed by Sir William Tite. Ham stone ashlar; steeply-pitched Welsh slate roofs with ornamental clay tile ridges between very high coped gables; stone chimney stacks. Mostly single storey, but the station-masters house 3 storeys with attic, north roadside elevation 7 bays, of which bay 2 is the house, with leanto to east; bays 3, 4 and 5 the ticket office and entrance throughway; bay 6 is an office crosswing and bay 7 double-roof plan offices. High Victorian gothic style. Plinth; chamfered mullioned windows with plain sashes, the leanto has a 2-light above and two single-lights below. House has 4-centre arched doorway to left, with incised spandrils under label with deep drop, 3-light window to right; above a single-and a 3-light to first floor, 3-light to second in pointed segmental-arched opening, with slim gable vent to attic: bays 3, 4 and 7 have 2-light windows and bay 6 a 3-light, with shield plaque in gable over; moulded segmental arched doorway to bay 5. The south platform side to match, with the date 1859 in the crosswing gable: simple platform canopy on cast iron columns, the west end bay apparently rebuilt. (VCH Somerset Vol IV, 1978, p62).

Listing NGR: ST4532608528

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262425
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978), 62

Legal

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: 01 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/09771/28
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Phil Emond. Source Historic England Archive
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