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Barmouth South Signal Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Barmouth, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7221 / 52°43'19"N

Longitude: -4.0562 / 4°3'22"W

OS Eastings: 261223

OS Northings: 315812

OS Grid: SH612158

Mapcode National: GBR 8S.1KYL

Mapcode Global: WH56L.NVP1

Entry Name: Barmouth South Signal Box

Listing Date: 24 June 1986

Last Amended: 31 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 5204

Building Class: Transport

Location: Adjoining the level crossing at the south end of Beach Road and close to the SE end of Barmouth Station platform (down) on the Aberystwyth to Pwllheli line.

County: Gwynedd

Town: Barmouth

Community: Barmouth (Bermo)

Community: Barmouth

Built-Up Area: Barmouth

Traditional County: Merionethshire

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History

Built in 1890 for Cambrian Railways by Dutton and Co. A Type1 signal box.

Exterior

2-storey building with red brick ground floor and glazed upper section. Dark brick detailing. Slate roof with oversailing eaves and weatherboarded gables. Bargeboards with scolloped decoration and spear-head finials. Wrap-around glazing in 6-pane sections to upper floor; twin segmental brick arches to ground floor facing line. Cantilevered forestair with timber rail to W gable leading to a recessed, weatherboarded porch roofed and detailed as before.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a very rare survival of a Type 1 box provided for non- interlocked lines.

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