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Swanage Railway Building

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6099 / 50°36'35"N

Longitude: -1.9619 / 1°57'42"W

OS Eastings: 402794

OS Northings: 78913

OS Grid: SZ027789

Mapcode National: GBR 459.NTQ

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.7J1

Entry Name: Swanage Railway Building

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262166

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108277

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SWANAGE
1. Swanage Railway Building
5190
5/150
II
2.

Goods shed, now private railway repair shop 1885. Squared limestone rubble, slate
roof. Long rectangular building with low pitch roof. Street front has three pairs
of double doors under flat wooden canopies. 4 sixteen pane iron casement windows
in segmental heads and rusticated surrounds. Small foot door to right hand end.
Tall stone stack to right hand end of roof. Gable walls have large entry for trucks
and a flanking window and one above. Elevation to track has 11 windows as front.
Queen post roof. A good and apparently little altered example of its kind.


Listing NGR: SZ0279478913

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