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Latitude: 51.6281 / 51°37'41"N
Longitude: -2.3997 / 2°23'58"W
OS Eastings: 372428
OS Northings: 192214
OS Grid: ST724922
Mapcode National: GBR JZ.8R2K
Mapcode Global: VH95F.CB7S
Entry Name: Former Booking Hall and Waiting Room at Charfield Station
Listing Date: 5 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1114969
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34638
Location: Charfield, South Gloucestershire, GL12
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Charfield
Built-Up Area: Charfield
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Charfield St John
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
ST 79 SW CHARFIELD STATION ROAD (west side)
2/17 Former Booking Hall and Waiting
Room at Charfield Station
Booking hall and waiting room, now disused. Circa 1843-44 for the Bristol and
Gloucester Railway : engineer, I.K. Brunel. Brick with freestone dressings
and quoins; slate roof with overhanging bracketted eaves and coped raised verges
on kneelers to the right; brick and ashlar square and diagonal stacks. In a
plain Tudor Gothic style. Single storey. Central door in chamfered ashlar
surround with 4-centred head. To the right is an advanced square bay (the
waiting room) and a single bay recessed section with a square headed door. 'To
the left is a smaller advanced square bay (the booking hall) and the recessed
parcels' office and office section. The windows are boarded - probably 2- and
3-light casements with chamfered surrounds. The buildings at Charfield Station
forms the only surviving intact group of buildings on the line - an important
line which completed the through route from Exeter to Newcastle in 1844.
(Buchanan L.A. and Buchanan R.A. Batsford Guide to Industrial Archaeology :
Central South England, 1980).
Listing NGR: ST7242892214
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