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Main Passenger Buildings Concourse and Station Master's House, Felixstowe Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Felixstowe, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9671 / 51°58'1"N

Longitude: 1.3523 / 1°21'8"E

OS Eastings: 630374

OS Northings: 235150

OS Grid: TM303351

Mapcode National: GBR WRS.LQ8

Mapcode Global: VHLC9.DT7F

Entry Name: Main Passenger Buildings Concourse and Station Master's House, Felixstowe Station

Listing Date: 23 December 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284364

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286256

Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP11

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Felixstowe

Built-Up Area: Felixstowe

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Walton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

FELIXSTOWE HAMILTON ROAD
TW 33 NW
2/13 Main passenger buildings,
concourse and station
master's house, Felixstowe
station
23.12.80
II

Railway station, 1898 by J Wilson and W W Ashbee, (Chief Engineer and Architect
of Great Eastern Railway). Red brick stone dressings, plaintile roofs. L plan,
the main concourse between the two ranges, that to the south incorporating
the station master's house. East (entrance) facade, I½ storeys symmetrical.
3-bay hipped roof range and projecting gabled wings. Central octagonal lantern,
stacks at each end. Central range has 3 segmental arched openings with brick
and stone voussoirs, the central opening with pair of glazed doors beneath
fanlight, those to side with 3-light casements, one blind. Symmetrical gabled
wings with stone kneelers and coping, semicircular coped gable head on kneelers,
stone band across gable. 3 recessed sashes with glazing bars below gauged
brick flat arches with accentuated keystone and all below flat hood mould.
Single loop with stone dressings to each gable. Single storey 3 window range
to left. South facade incorporated in supermarket retains most of the original
features. 2 storey 9 window range with lower wing to east. Recessed sashes
with glazing bars under gauged brick flat arches. Doorway with bracketed canopy.
CONCOURSE. Open roof structure supported on cast iron columns with decorative
capitals.


Listing NGR: TM3037435150

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