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Swanage Railway Building, Swanage

Description: Swanage Railway Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 108277

OS Grid Reference: SZ0279478913
OS Grid Coordinates: 402794, 78913
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6099, -1.9619

Location: 2 Ilminster Road, Swanage, Dorset BH19 1PY

Locality: Swanage
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 1PY

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Listing Text

1. Swanage Railway Building

Goods shed, now private railway repair shop 1885. Squared limestone rubble, slate
roof. Long rectangular building with low pitch roof. Street front has three pairs
of double doors under flat wooden canopies. 4 sixteen pane iron casement windows
in segmental heads and rusticated surrounds. Small foot door to right hand end.
Tall stone stack to right hand end of roof. Gable walls have large entry for trucks
and a flanking window and one above. Elevation to track has 11 windows as front.
Queen post roof. A good and apparently little altered example of its kind.

Listing NGR: SZ0279478913

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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