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IoE Number: 248815
Location: MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING AT CULHAM STATION, ABINGDON ROAD (north side)
  CULHAM, SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs A H Jacobs
Date Photographed: 12 January 2002
Date listed: 20 May 1975
Date of last amendment: 16 March 1987
Grade II*

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In the entry for:- SU59NW CULHAM ABINGDON ROAD (North side) 2/30 Culham Station 20/05/75 ticket office and waiting room (Formerly listed as main passenger building at Culham Station) _ II ------------------------------ The entry shall be amended to read:- SU59NW CULHAM ABINGDON ROAD (North side) 2/30 Culham Station 20/05/75 ticket office and waiting room (Formerly listed as main passenger building at Culham Station) - II* Ticket office and waiting room. now disused. c.1844. Designed by I.K. Brunel for the Great Western Railway. Ashlar stone plinth; red brick with ashlar stone dressings; Welsh slate roof; to right of centre a brick ridge stack with diagonally set flue, to rear a lateral stack with diagonally set flue. 3-unit plan. Domestic Tudor style. Single- storey, 3-bay range: central bay projects to front and rear, and has higher coped roof. To right of centre and to left are C19 ribbed doors with 4-centre arched surrounds. To centre a wood mullion and transom window with stone surround. Wood cross-window with stone surround to right. George VI wall letter box. Wood canopy on decorative cast-iron brackets to all sides; with fretted edging, except to entrance front. Platform front: C19 ribbed doors with 4-centre arched surrounds to left of centre and to right. To right of centre a canted stone bay window with wood mullion and transom windows. Stone slit window to left. Interior not inspected. History: built as "Abingdon Road Station", re-named "Culham Station" in 1856. Drawing held by British Rail. Few of the Brunel-designed stations survive, and of the four built to this design only Culham remains. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.29). ------------------------------------ CULHAM ABINGDON ROAD SU59NW (North side) 2/30 Culham Station ticket office 20/05/75 and waiting room (Formerly listed as main passenger building at Culham Station) _ II Ticket office and waiting room, now disused. c.1844. Probably designed by I.K. Brunel. Ashlar stone plinth; red brick with ashlar stone dressings; Welsh slate roof; to right of centre a brick ridge stack with diagonally set flue, to rear a lateral stack with diagonally set flue. 3-unit plan. Domestic Tudor style. Single-storey, 3-bay range: central bay projects to front and rear, and has higher coped roof. To right of centre and to left are C19 ribbed doors with 4-centre arched surrounds. To centre a wood mullion and transom window with stone surround. Wood cross-window with stone surround to right. Wood canopy on decorative cast-iron brackets to all sides; with fretted edging, except to entrance front. Platform front: C19 ribbed doors with 4-centre arched surrounds to left of centre and to riqht. To right of centre a canted stone bay window with wood mullion and transom windows. Stone slit window to left. Interior not inspected. History: built as "Abingdon Road Station", re-named "Culham Station" in 1856. Drawing held by British Rail. Reputed to be unique survival of this station design. (V.C.H.: 0xfordshire, Vol.7, 1962, p.29).

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