Temple Meads Station
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Architect Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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Location Bristol, England, UK   map
Date 1840 (circa)   timeline
Building Type Railroad station
 Construction System bearing masonry walls, cast iron spans
Climate temperate
Context urban
Style Victorian
Notes One of the great Victorian "train sheds"
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Photo, exterior of train shed
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Drawings

 


Site Plan Drawing
Perspective Drawing
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Resources
Sources on Temple Meads Station

Christian Barman. An Introduction to Railway Architecture. London: Art and Technics, 1950. NA6315.G7B3. interior photo from across tracks, f2, p47. perspective wood engraving of the facade, p80.

Gordon Biddle. Great Railway Stations of Britain: Their Architecture, Growth and Development. North Pomfret, Vermont: David and Charles Inc., 1986. ISBN 0-7153-8263-2. NA6315.G7B5. site plan drawing, p77.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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