Embroidered Picture - Bristol Temple Meads

£35.00

A piece of digitally embroidered art work based on Temple Meads Train Station in Bristol, UK.

The image is drawn and digitally embroidered by Siân in her Bristol studio.

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Availability: 10 in stock

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– Size: A3 card backing 29.7 x 42 cm

– Embroidered using highest quality threads onto 100% unbleached cotton fabric

–Card backing made from recycled paper

– Carefully packaged in clear biodegradable & compostable bag made from corn starch for protection

– You will receive the actual embroidered fabric, not a printed copy

– Colours may vary slightly due to different screen resolutions

– This listing is for the art work only, no frame included

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Bristol Temple Meads

Bristol Temple Meads is the oldest and largest railway station in Bristol, England.

Temple Meads was opened on 31 August 1840 as the western terminus of the Great Western Railway from London Paddington, 116 miles 31 chains (187.3 km) from Paddington. The railway (including Temple Meads) was the first to be designed by the British engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Soon the station was also used by the Bristol and Exeter Railway, the Bristol and Gloucester Railway, the Bristol Harbour Railway and the Bristol and South Wales Union Railway. To accommodate the increasing number of trains, the station was expanded in the 1870s by Francis Fox and again between 1930 and 1935 by Percy Emerson Culverhouse. The historical significance of the station has been noted, and most of the site is Grade I listed.

The platforms are numbered 1 to 15 but passenger trains are confined to just eight tracks. Most platforms are numbered separately at each end, with odd numbers at the east end and even numbers at the west. Platform 2 is not signalled for passenger trains, and there is no platform 14.

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