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Kingswear Station, Kingswear

Description: Kingswear Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100590

OS Grid Reference: SX8818651052
OS Grid Coordinates: 288186, 51052
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3487, -3.5729

Location: B3205, Kingswear, Devon TQ6 0AA

Locality: Kingswear
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ6 0AA

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Listing Text


15/151 Kingswear Station


- II

Railway station. Circa 1864. Painted horizontally boarded timber frame, and
rendered plinth. Corrugated asbestos hipped roof with projecting eaves with
moulded cornice. Rendered chimney stacks on ridge. Rectangular station building
with entrance ticket office, waiting room and offices etc and platforms behind
with train shed over and long platform extending to north east with canopy.
Single storey regular but asymmetrical eight window entrance front with double
set back to right. Tall two-light casements with glazing bars with plain un-
moulded timber architraves and aprons. Two doors with similar surrounds,
rectangular fanlights and panelled and glazed doors. Flat roofed wooden canopy
over front with moulded cornice, zigzag fascia and boarded soffit probably con-
cealing iron brackets. Train shed over platforms and line adjoining north west
has boarded sides and timber trusses with iron rod bracing and clad in corrugated
asbestos with glazed ridge. Platform extends to north east has canopy on iron
lattice piers. The Dartmouth and Torbay line was opened in 1859 and the section
from Churston to Kingswear was began in 1862 and completed in 1864.

Listing NGR: SX8818651052

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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