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Wolferton Station Signal Box

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sandringham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8285 / 52°49'42"N

Longitude: 0.4625 / 0°27'44"E

OS Eastings: 566000

OS Northings: 328507

OS Grid: TF660285

Mapcode National: GBR P45.PRH

Mapcode Global: WHKQ0.25HF

Entry Name: Wolferton Station Signal Box

Listing Date: 2 September 1988

Last Amended: 4 January 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077592

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222165

Location: Sandringham, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Sandringham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wolferton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

SANDRINGHAM WOLFERTON STATION
TF 62 NE
Signal Box and one
2/73 of a pair of attached
cottages
GV II*

The address and description shall be amended to read;
TF 62 NE WOLFERTON STATION
2/73 Signal Box
GV II*
Railway signal box, 1862, repositioned 1898, carstone and brick,
tiled roof renewed. Principal facade to railway line: ground floor
of small carstone with brick dressings, 4 narrow 4-paned lights,
narrow foot platform above; 1st floor totally glazed in 5 sections
each of 6 large lower panes and 12 small upper panes; fretwork verge
to eaves; left return with ground floor as front but with 2 windows
to ground floor and 2 glazed panels to 1st floor, gable with fishscale
hung tiles and pierced fretwork barge boards; right return as left
but with door to left of ground floor and 2 windows to right, central
closed string steps to wooden balcony of 1st floor, part glazed door
to right. Interior: signalling equipment complete. In 1889 the
track was widened so the signal box was moved and attached at rear
to existing cottages.

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SANDRINGHAM WOLFERTON STATION
TF 62 NE
2/73 Signal Box and
attached cottages
GV II*
Railway signal box, 1862, repositioned 1898, carstone and brick, tiled roof
renewed. Principal facade to railway line: ground floor of small carstone
with brick dressings, 4 narrow 4-paned lights, narrow foot platform above;
1st floor totally glazed in 5 sections each of 6 large lower panes and 12
small upper panes; fretwork verge to eaves; left return with ground floor
as front but with 2 windows to ground floor and 2 glazed panels to 1st floor,
gable with fishscale hung-tiles and pierced fretwork barge boards; right
return as left but with door to left of ground floor and 2 windows to right,
central closed string steps to wooden balcony of 1st floor, part glazed door
to right. Interior: signalling equipment complete. In 1898 the track was
widened so the signal box was moved and attached at rear to existing cottages.
Pair of estate cottages: attached at left to signal box,c1870, carstone
and ½ timbered, pantiles with cockscomb ridge tiles to roof and dormers,
4 bays, 1½ storeys. Ground floor of carstone with brick dressings and brick
plinth, each cottage with central doorway, boarded doors with decorative
strap hinges, gabled porch with hipped roof of plain tiles and fretwork
decorative arch; 2-light casements with transoms either side of each doorway.
1st floor jettied on large shaped brackets, ½ timbered with rendered panels,
4 gabled dormers each with 2-light casements. Axial stacks of linked lozenge
shafts to centre, left and right. Right return with jettied 1st floor,
large window to ground floor.


Listing NGR: TF6600028507

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