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© Mr Thomas Olding

IoE Number: 135934
Photographer: Mr Thomas Olding
Date Photographed: 17 February 2006
Date listed: 18 March 1966
Date of last amendment: 18 March 1966
Grade II*

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1.TERMINUS TERRACE5239Main station buildingincluding booking hallat Terminus Station

1. TERMINUS TERRACE 5239 Main station building including booking hall at Terminus Station SU 4211 4/238 18.3.66 II* 2. Built 1839-40. Architect Sir William Tite. This was Southampton's original station and is one of the earliest surviving pieces of railway architecture of any scale in England. Only the facade and shell of the central building are original. Italinate style. Three storeys. Stuccoed. The ground floor is rusticated and projects with 5 round-headed arches, the outer ones now filled in, the remainder forming a portico, with a balustraded parapet over the whole having a clock in the centre. The upper portion of the front is flanked by pilasters of quoins. The first floor windows are in moulded architrave surrounds with pediments over. Heavy modillion eaves cornice. Later ground floor addition to the north and contemporary one storey, one bay addition to south. This station was the prototype for the style of local London and South-Western region railway stations into the 1860s. (See St Denys Station Osborne Road (qv)).

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