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Kingswear Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswear, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3487 / 50°20'55"N

Longitude: -3.5729 / 3°34'22"W

OS Eastings: 288186

OS Northings: 51052

OS Grid: SX881510

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RKNG

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.XHN

Entry Name: Kingswear Station

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100590

Location: Kingswear, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingswear

Built-Up Area: Kingswear

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingswear

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


15/151 Kingswear Station


- II

Railway station. Circa 1864. Painted horizontally boarded timber frame, and
rendered plinth. Corrugated asbestos hipped roof with projecting eaves with
moulded cornice. Rendered chimney stacks on ridge. Rectangular station building
with entrance ticket office, waiting room and offices etc and platforms behind
with train shed over and long platform extending to north east with canopy.
Single storey regular but asymmetrical eight window entrance front with double
set back to right. Tall two-light casements with glazing bars with plain un-
moulded timber architraves and aprons. Two doors with similar surrounds,
rectangular fanlights and panelled and glazed doors. Flat roofed wooden canopy
over front with moulded cornice, zigzag fascia and boarded soffit probably con-
cealing iron brackets. Train shed over platforms and line adjoining north west
has boarded sides and timber trusses with iron rod bracing and clad in corrugated
asbestos with glazed ridge. Platform extends to north east has canopy on iron
lattice piers. The Dartmouth and Torbay line was opened in 1859 and the section
from Churston to Kingswear was began in 1862 and completed in 1864.

Listing NGR: SX8818651052

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