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Old Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Alton, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.978 / 52°58'40"N

Longitude: -1.8914 / 1°53'29"W

OS Eastings: 407389

OS Northings: 342304

OS Grid: SK073423

Mapcode National: GBR 37R.8N9

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.XDHT

Entry Name: Old Police Station

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275030

Location: Alton, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Alton

Built-Up Area: Alton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

ALTON C.P. HIGH STREET (North-west side)
SK 0642-0742
13/34 Old Police Station

House. Circa 1845 with later alterations. Red brick; plain tile
roof with shaped tile bands and coped verges; brick with ashlar ridge
stacks. L-shaped plan, main range aligned north-east/south-west
facing south-east, wing aligned north-west/south-east projecting
south-east. One storey and attic, roughly 2:1 bays, projecting gabled
wing to the right and single-storey lean-to bay within the angle between
wing and main house, mainly C20 casements in original chamfered
surrounds, central gabled dormer with 2-light chamfer mullioned windows;
door to left of centre with cambered arch and chamfered surround.
The Old Police Station occupies a prominent and elevated position at the
head of the High Street close to the Church of St. Peter (qv) and the
former National School (qv). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SK0738942304

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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