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Signal Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7197 / 51°43'11"N

Longitude: -0.8443 / 0°50'39"W

OS Eastings: 479932

OS Northings: 202966

OS Grid: SP799029

Mapcode National: GBR C2Q.3CQ

Mapcode Global: VHDVQ.B10G

Entry Name: Signal Box

Listing Date: 16 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46480

Location: Princes Risborough, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP27

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: Princes Risborough

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Princes Risborough with Ilmer

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added;
PRINCES RISBOROUGH
SP 70 SE PRINCES RISBOROUGH
Signal Box
4/189
II

Signal box. Built 1908. Red machine brick with blue brick quoins and
dressings; timber-framed upper floor; hipped slate roof. Rectangular box
with longer side facing the track. Two storeys. Ground floor of 9-window
range with glazing bars to segmental-headed windows. Timber-framed upper
floor is fully glazed on 3 sides, with horizontally-sliding windows.
Bracketed eaves cornice. Open wooden stair on south side. Interior:
originally housed 100 levers and housed the main line and three branch lines
which radiate from Princes Risborough; many of the original levers survive.
The Princes Risborough box is the largest and only unaltered example of a
"Churchward" era GWR design box.


Listing NGR: SP7993202966

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