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Former Toilet Block and Water Tower at South End of Charfield Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Charfield, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6279 / 51°37'40"N

Longitude: -2.3994 / 2°23'58"W

OS Eastings: 372446

OS Northings: 192195

OS Grid: ST724921

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.8R4T

Mapcode Global: VH95F.CBCX

Entry Name: Former Toilet Block and Water Tower at South End of Charfield Station

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34639

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

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Listing Text


2/18 Former Toilet Block and Water
Tower at south end of Charfield
G.V. Station


Toilet block, circa 1843-44; water tower, now used as offices, mid - late C19.
The toilet block is 15 yards south of the booking hall and waiting room (q.v.):
brick, slate roof with overhanging bracketted eaves and coped raised verges on
kneelers; single storey with 2 single-light casement windows in chamfered
surrounds. The water tower is immediately south of the former stationmaster's
house (q.v.): brick lower storey with two 2-light cross windows with ashlar
mullions and surrounds, central plank door; above is the iron water tank with
panelled and ribbed sides. The buildings at Charfield Station form 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: ST7244692195

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