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© Mr G F J Russell LRPS

IoE Number: 266286
Location: FROME STATION (MAIN BUILDING), PORTWAY
  FROME, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr G F J Russell LRPS
Date Photographed: 04 March 2002
Date listed: 18 April 1973
Date of last amendment: 18 April 1973
Grade II

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5363PORTWAYFrome StationST 7847 13/21018.4.73(Main building)

1. 5363 PORTWAY Frome Station ST 7847 13/210 18.4.73 (Main building) II 2. Circa 1850. Designed by J R Hannaford. All wood construction. Train shed covering both tracks. Aisled, with wooden posts and ceiling. Corrugated iron roof with full length glazed vent. Offices on up: side. Single storey with seven wooden casements, two and three light. Original bracketted canopy over entrance. Hipped corrugated iron roof with red brick stacks. Largely unaltered example of a small station of the period and probably the last through train shed of its type in use on the Western Region. The line was constructed by the Wells, Somerset and Weymouth Railway and opened 9 September 1850 having been previously taken over by the Great Western Railway.

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