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Wolferton Station the Original, Sandringham

Description: Wolferton Station the Original

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 222173

OS Grid Reference: TF6607028532
OS Grid Coordinates: 566070, 328532
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8287, 0.4635

Location: Sandringham, Norfolk PE31 6HA

Locality: Sandringham
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE31 6HA

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Listing Text

TF 62 NE
(upside, SE side)
2/81 The Original
Royal Waiting Rooms on upside, 1876, carstone with gault and some red brick
dressings, plain tiles with decorative ridge. 3 cells with porte-cochere
to front. South-west facade to yard: brick and stone plinth, small carstone,
moulded red brick cornice, 2 horizontal bands of gault brick, and window
openings with gault brick jambs and alternate red and gault brick to arches,
4-light sash window to 1st bay, 2 light sash window to 3rd bay having
external stack of carstone with red brick dressings to left. Porte-cochere
to bay 2 gabled left and right, linked in centre to main roof by cross gable,
wind vane finial with AE (Albert Edward Prince of Wales); facade with 9
Gothick glazed panels on timber studded wall above stone and brick plinth,
(inserted door of no special interest). Returns now infilled to match main
building. Facade to central cell from porte-cochere as rest of facade with
flanking pairs of sashes to central doorway; doorway with painted stone
surround incorporating stone tympanum with pointed segmental head showing
Prince of Wales arms within garter on background of acorns and oak leaves;
double-leaved oak doors with decorative strap hinges. Platform facade:
in same style as to south-west; central doorway with tympanum as to doorway
within porte-cochere, now encased by part glazed wooden porch of railway
provenance; 3-light sashes to left and right; canopy over platform now
reduced in width, fretwork verge, octagonal wooden posts. Interior: roof
of central cell with hammer beams supporting arch braced collars with scissor
beams above, pine boarding; fireplace to left with oak surround and
mantlepiece, pine panelling c1930; opposing doorway to platform with
double-leaved doors of panelled pine. Rooms to left and right ceiled with
cross beams supported on corbels painted A (Alexandra, Princess of Wales)
and the feathers badge of the Prince of Wales; toilet bays at further ends
with fittings of 1930s.

Listing NGR: TF6607028532

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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