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Waiting Room on Down Platform of Redruth Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2332 / 50°13'59"N

Longitude: -5.2257 / 5°13'32"W

OS Eastings: 170057

OS Northings: 42003

OS Grid: SW700420

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DJD7

Mapcode Global: VH12K.CDRK

Plus Code: 9C2P6QMF+7P

Entry Name: Waiting Room on Down Platform of Redruth Railway Station

Listing Date: 28 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66865

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Redruth

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SE 64 SE
(south side)
Waiting room on down platform
29.9.87 of Redruth Railway Station
Station waiting room. 1888, for Great Western Railway Company. Timber frame
and cladding, with cast-iron brackets to the canopy. Shallow rectangular plan of
7 bays, but with the monopitched roof cantilevered over the platform as a deep
canopy (except in the 7th bay, which may be an addition). The roof is carried
by pairs of stop-chamfered posts, with cast-iron brackets to the cantilever
beams, and the first bay is open, forming a porch to the entrance gateway and
to the footbridge (q.v.); the other bays have lapped weatherboard walls, with
double doors in the 4th bay, single doors in the 5th and 6th, and 4-pane sashed
windows in the 2nd, 3rd, and 6th. The canopy has a deep fretted valance and
moulded cornice. Beyond it at the right-hand end is a 7th bay in matching
materials, with 2 small high-set windows in the front and a doorway in the end
wall (probably an office store, or cloakroom). The rear has 4-pane sashed
windows in the 4th and 5th bays. History: part of the improvements connected
with the dualling of the line. Listed as an unaltered example of its type and

Listing NGR: SW7005742003

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