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Description: Main Passenger Buildings Concourse and Station Master's House, Felixstowe Station
Date Listed: 23 December 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 286256
OS Grid Reference: TM3037435150
OS Grid Coordinates: 630374, 235150
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9671, 1.3523
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FELIXSTOWE HAMILTON ROAD
TW 33 NW
2/13 Main passenger buildings,
concourse and station
master's house, Felixstowe
Railway station, 1898 by J Wilson and W W Ashbee, (Chief Engineer and Architect
of Great Eastern Railway). Red brick stone dressings, plaintile roofs. L plan,
the main concourse between the two ranges, that to the south incorporating
the station master's house. East (entrance) facade, I½ storeys symmetrical.
3-bay hipped roof range and projecting gabled wings. Central octagonal lantern,
stacks at each end. Central range has 3 segmental arched openings with brick
and stone voussoirs, the central opening with pair of glazed doors beneath
fanlight, those to side with 3-light casements, one blind. Symmetrical gabled
wings with stone kneelers and coping, semicircular coped gable head on kneelers,
stone band across gable. 3 recessed sashes with glazing bars below gauged
brick flat arches with accentuated keystone and all below flat hood mould.
Single loop with stone dressings to each gable. Single storey 3 window range
to left. South facade incorporated in supermarket retains most of the original
features. 2 storey 9 window range with lower wing to east. Recessed sashes
with glazing bars under gauged brick flat arches. Doorway with bracketed canopy.
CONCOURSE. Open roof structure supported on cast iron columns with decorative
Listing NGR: TM3037435150
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Source: English Heritage
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