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Booking Office, Platform and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunster, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1931 / 51°11'35"N

Longitude: -3.4385 / 3°26'18"W

OS Eastings: 299578

OS Northings: 144744

OS Grid: SS995447

Mapcode National: GBR LL.50QJ

Mapcode Global: VH6GM.C82Q

Entry Name: Booking Office, Platform and Railings

Listing Date: 7 October 1981

Last Amended: 1 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264753

Location: Dunster, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Dunster

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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

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