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Signal Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Topsham, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6861 / 50°41'10"N

Longitude: -3.4644 / 3°27'51"W

OS Eastings: 296648

OS Northings: 88408

OS Grid: SX966884

Mapcode National: GBR P2.JKXM

Mapcode Global: FRA 37M8.B55

Plus Code: 9C2RMGPP+F6

Entry Name: Signal Box

Listing Date: 15 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420554

Location: Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: Topsham

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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SX 9688
(South Side)
Signal Box
Signal box. c1870 for the Exeter-Exmouth line, a London and South Western Railway
modified type 1 design, serves also the level crossing gates. English bond brick-
work to lower half, horizontal boarding above; hipped Welsh slate roof to lead
dressings. Towards line is plain brick base with continuous window above, all paned
wood, two outer sections horizontal sash, centre fixed, small vent in roof slope.
Return to Station Road 9:9:6-pane fixed; return left has central door approached
by wood stair and protective wood porch, flanked by fixed lights. Back has central
eaves stack externally, above small lights in brickwork below a 6-pane to left,
and horizontal boarding. The Stevens lever frame remains. The building groups
with the station building (qv) about 35 metres to the south.

Listing NGR: SX9664888408

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