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Railway Hotel

Date of photo: 1991

Picture source: Michael Croxford


The Railway Hotel was situated at Durston Station. This grade-II listed pub closed in 1991 and is now in residential use.

Source: Norman Finnimore

Listed building details:
Station hotel, now public house. Circa 1842. Rubble, brick dressings, double-Roman tile roof, brick stacks. Tudor style. Two storeys, 1:1:1 bays, 2-light casements with glazing bars, brick voussoirs, ornamental painted labels over; central projecting porch under a narrow front-facing gable, blank opening with label in the gable face, casement on first floor, broad opening on ground floor with label and painted jambs, interior of porch benched, 6-panelled inner door, top 4 panels glazed. Later single bay wing to left in conforming style, front-facing gable, door opening with 6-panelled door. Signboard over main entrance:- RAILWAY HOTEL, high quality lettering; further signboard to right return, similar lettering. Part of former GWR.

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