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© Ms Mary Auckland ARPS

IoE Number: 40007
Photographer: Ms Mary Auckland ARPS
Date Photographed: 05 August 1999
Date listed: 04 September 1975
Date of last amendment: 04 September 1975
Grade II*

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STRATFIELD MORTIMERTHE FOREHEADSU 66 SE(south side)Mortimer Station6/14

STRATFIELD MORTIMER THE FOREHEAD SU 66 SE (south side) Mortimer Station 6/14 4.9.75 G.V. II* Railway Station. 1848 by I K Brunel for the GWR. Red brick with stock brick strings and surrounds to openings; hipped slate roof with deeply projecting eaves on cut brackets. Single storey. Entrance front: A pair of central 4-panelled doors with fanlight with radiating glazing bars under round arched head, and with projecting doorcase; flanked either side by a group of 3 single light windows with similar heads; continuous projecting string course linking doors and windows at impost level and forming impost blocks. The platform front is similar. The return on the north is 3 bays with two 4-panelled doors with fanlights as before, a central round headed window with glazing bars and stone cill. The Station is on the Reading - Basingstoke line which was laid under Brunel's personal direction. Originally the Berks and Hants Extension Railway it was taken over by the GWR before completion. One of the most unaltered of Brunel's wayside stations.

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