Description: Old Signal Box at Weston Super Mare General Railway Station
Date Listed: 17 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 33266
OS Grid Reference: ST3246661108
OS Grid Coordinates: 332466, 161108
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3450, -2.9710
WESTON-SUPER-MARE NEVA ROAD
ST 3261 SW 11/87
Old signal box at
Signal box. c.1866 Coursed squared limestone with Bath stone dressings and
Welsh slate roof. Rectangular plan, the left-hand bay an addition. Two storeys,
frame room above store. Two windows to main front, one 8 pane casement (the
addition), one 21 pane fixed window in Bath stone frames; the right hand corner
has been chamfered to allow working into a new siding. 4 pane sash in gable wall.
Rear door with external wooden stair. Built for the Bristol and Exeter Railway
and said to be the oldest surviving signal box on the British rail system. De-
commissioned in 1884 when present station built and with the equipment gone but
apparently very unaltered externally.
Listing NGR: ST3246661108
Source: English Heritage
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