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Thame Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Thame, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7424 / 51°44'32"N

Longitude: -0.9697 / 0°58'10"W

OS Eastings: 471232

OS Northings: 205353

OS Grid: SP712053

Mapcode National: GBR C25.MNH

Mapcode Global: VHDVG.4GQN

Plus Code: 9C3XP2RJ+W4

Entry Name: Thame Police Station

Listing Date: 16 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047939

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248565

Location: Thame, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX9

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Thame

Built-Up Area: Thame

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Thame St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP7105 (North-east side)
5/134 Thame Police Station


Police station and police house, now police station. Dated 1854 to datestone on
porch to right, with C20 alterations and C20 addition to rear. Brown brick;
slate roofs; brick end stack to right of centre with diagonally set flues, end
stack to rear right with truncated diagonally-set flues. 2-storey, 2-window
station block with 2-storey, 2-window police house, now station, forming
cross-wing to right. Gabled porch with stone parapetted gable to left, having
plank door to right return. Gabled porch to right of centre with stone
parapetted gable and plank door with segmental stone head. Irregular
fenestration of sashes to station. Irregular fenestration of wood casements to
former police house. Gabled roofs. Original prison cells with doors to ground
floor centre. Station built by Giles Holland, a local builder at a cost of six
hundred and fifty four pounnds, shared by Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire.
Reputed to be the earliest surviving police station in the county.

Listing NGR: SP7123205353

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