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Mortimer Station

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stratfield Mortimer, West Berkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3721 / 51°22'19"N

Longitude: -1.0357 / 1°2'8"W

OS Eastings: 467218

OS Northings: 164112

OS Grid: SU672641

Mapcode National: GBR B56.WGZ

Mapcode Global: VHDX5.0S90

Entry Name: Mortimer Station

Listing Date: 4 September 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117145

English Heritage Legacy ID: 40007

Location: Stratfield Mortimer, West Berkshire, RG7

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Stratfield Mortimer

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Stratfield Mortimer

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

STRATFIELD MORTIMER THE FOREHEAD
SU 66 SE
(south side)
Mortimer Station
6/14
4.9.75
G.V. II*
Railway Station. 1848 by I K Brunel for the GWR. Red brick with stock
brick strings and surrounds to openings; hipped slate roof with deeply
projecting eaves on cut brackets. Single storey. Entrance front: A
pair of central 4-panelled doors with fanlight with radiating glazing bars
under round arched head, and with projecting doorcase; flanked either
side by a group of 3 single light windows with similar heads; continuous
projecting string course linking doors and windows at impost level and
forming impost blocks. The platform front is similar. The return on the
north is 3 bays with two 4-panelled doors with fanlights as before, a central
round headed window with glazing bars and stone cill. The Station is on
the Reading - Basingstoke line which was laid under Brunel's personal
direction. Originally the Berks and Hants Extension Railway it was taken
over by the GWR before completion. One of the most unaltered of Brunel's
wayside stations.


Listing NGR: SU6721864112

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