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Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Topsham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6857 / 50°41'8"N

Longitude: -3.4641 / 3°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 296668

OS Northings: 88366

OS Grid: SX966883

Mapcode National: GBR P3.3D08

Mapcode Global: FRA 37M8.B8N

Entry Name: Railway Station

Listing Date: 15 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420553

Location: Exeter, Devon, EX3

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Town: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: Topsham

Built-Up Area: Topsham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Topsham St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STATION ROAD
SX 9688
(off South Side)
8/1162
TOPSHAM
Railway Station
II

Former station building, now house and offices. Dated 1860, by Tite for the Exeter-Exmouth line, LSWR. Painted brickwork, asbestos cement slate to main building, slate to lower wing. Compact gabled main building with very large chimney stacks; lower wing (south end) now in separate ownership, to gabled
outer end. Front to railway: the low block has high coped gable at left end,
with small vent in gable top, then long front has 1:2:1-light canted bay, a
4-pane sash, a broad 4-centred opening now glazed, and a 2-light mullioned casement. Right of this the coped gable of the principal 2-storey building
with a recessed plain shield in gable above a 2-light at first floor and
3-light at ground floor. Low block has 2 lofty brick stacks, and main one
two broad eaves stacks to right. Beyond gable a stepped down wall with
blocked opening. Road front has narrow gable wing, left, with large 2-
light and 3 single lights on left return; at main front a 2 and 3-light
casement to first floor, an obstructed 3-light in the slightly set back
wing and a small 2-light square bay with hipped roof. Door, to left, is in
timber framed gabled porch, and has 4-centre head. Low wing to right has
three 2-light and a 4-centred opening with pair of doors with light over. Windows generally have flush set chamfered mullions. A neat little design,
the building lies close (c 35 metres) to the surviving signal box (qv).


Listing NGR: SX9666888365

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