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HER Number:MDV31750
Name:Braunton Railway Station


Station on the Barnstaple to Illfracombe railway line, opened in 1874 and closed in 1970. The station house is now a newsagents.


Grid Reference:SS 486 365
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/149

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • RAILWAY STATION (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1905, 8SE (Cartographic). SDV17296.

'Station' shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, Ordnance Survey 6 inch map (Cartographic). SDV166087.

Station shown.

Catford, N., 2009, Disused Stations: Closed Railway Stations in the UK (Website). SDV341689.

Opened in July 1874 and closed in October 1970, the station is now demolished, apart from the station house, now a newsagents, and a former goods shed which has been converted into a youth centre.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV166087Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV17296Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1905. 8SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV341689Website: Catford, N.. 2009. Disused Stations: Closed Railway Stations in the UK. http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV31751Related to: Goods Shed at Braunton Station (Monument)
MDV22656Related to: Ilfracombe Branch Line (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 27 2009 2:43PM