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Old Signal Box at Weston Super Mare General Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.345 / 51°20'42"N

Longitude: -2.971 / 2°58'15"W

OS Eastings: 332466

OS Northings: 161108

OS Grid: ST324611

Mapcode National: GBR J6.VKDS

Mapcode Global: VH7CK.GG67

Entry Name: Old Signal Box at Weston Super Mare General Railway Station

Listing Date: 17 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129748

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33266

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 3261 SW 11/87
Old signal box at
General Railway
II Station

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

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