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Booking Office, Platform and Railings, Dunster

Description: Booking Office, Platform and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 264753

OS Grid Reference: SS9957844744
OS Grid Coordinates: 299578, 144744
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1931, -3.4385

Location: Station Road, Dunster, Somerset TA24 6SF

Locality: Dunster
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 6SF

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Listing Text

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3/121 Booking Office, Platform and
(formerly listed as Railway
Station in Carhampton CP)



Booking office, raised platform and railings. Dated 1871. Booking office: squared,
uncoursed red sandstone, Bath stone dressings, chamfered plinth, quoins, plain clay
tiled roof, decorative ridge tiles, coped verges, external stack left gable end, rebuilt
cap, similar C20 stack left of centre. Plan: booking office and waiting room. Single
storey. Track side: 2-light casements flanking half glazed double doors left, two
similar doors to right, all openings with rusticated surrounds. Four bay lead roofed
canopy with dog tooth wooden pelmet and similar timber clad returns carried on raking
brackets. Flat roofed one bay, single storey block left. Original gas lamp holder on
right return. The main features of the forecourt elevation are the steeply pitched,
gabled porch with deep eaves carried on curved brackets shouldered surrounds to
diagonally boarded double doors, similar shouldered surrounds to paired windows flanking
door, and side light beyond. Raised platform of squared and coursed lias, tarmac
covered, returned on either side of booking office about 150 m in length; spearhead
cast iron railings behind and gates. The West Somerset Railway line was extended from
Watchet to Minehead in 1874.

Listing NGR: SS9957844744

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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