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Wolferton Station the Original

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandringham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8287 / 52°49'43"N

Longitude: 0.4635 / 0°27'48"E

OS Eastings: 566070

OS Northings: 328532

OS Grid: TF660285

Mapcode National: GBR P45.Q0C

Mapcode Global: WHKQ0.3508

Entry Name: Wolferton Station the Original

Listing Date: 2 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168973

English Heritage Legacy ID: 222173

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
(upside, SE side)
2/81 The Original
GV II
Royal Waiting Rooms on upside, 1876, carstone with gault and some red brick
dressings, plain tiles with decorative ridge. 3 cells with porte-cochere
to front. South-west facade to yard: brick and stone plinth, small carstone,
moulded red brick cornice, 2 horizontal bands of gault brick, and window
openings with gault brick jambs and alternate red and gault brick to arches,
4-light sash window to 1st bay, 2 light sash window to 3rd bay having
external stack of carstone with red brick dressings to left. Porte-cochere
to bay 2 gabled left and right, linked in centre to main roof by cross gable,
wind vane finial with AE (Albert Edward Prince of Wales); facade with 9
Gothick glazed panels on timber studded wall above stone and brick plinth,
(inserted door of no special interest). Returns now infilled to match main
building. Facade to central cell from porte-cochere as rest of facade with
flanking pairs of sashes to central doorway; doorway with painted stone
surround incorporating stone tympanum with pointed segmental head showing
Prince of Wales arms within garter on background of acorns and oak leaves;
double-leaved oak doors with decorative strap hinges. Platform facade:
in same style as to south-west; central doorway with tympanum as to doorway
within porte-cochere, now encased by part glazed wooden porch of railway
provenance; 3-light sashes to left and right; canopy over platform now
reduced in width, fretwork verge, octagonal wooden posts. Interior: roof
of central cell with hammer beams supporting arch braced collars with scissor
beams above, pine boarding; fireplace to left with oak surround and
mantlepiece, pine panelling c1930; opposing doorway to platform with
double-leaved doors of panelled pine. Rooms to left and right ceiled with
cross beams supported on corbels painted A (Alexandra, Princess of Wales)
and the feathers badge of the Prince of Wales; toilet bays at further ends
with fittings of 1930s.


Listing NGR: TF6607028532

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