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Latitude: 51.4569 / 51°27'24"N
Longitude: -2.5924 / 2°35'32"W
OS Eastings: 358936
OS Northings: 173265
OS Grid: ST589732
Mapcode National: GBR C8J.NL
Mapcode Global: VH88N.0NV0
Entry Name: Central Police Station
Listing Date: 18 May 1981
Last Amended: 30 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1187226
English Heritage Legacy ID: 380015
Location: Bristol, BS1
County: City of Bristol
Electoral Ward/Division: Central
Built-Up Area: Bristol
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol
Church of England Parish: Bristol St Stephen with St James and St John the Baptist with St Michael and St George
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST5873SE NELSON STREET, Broadmead
901-1/11/487 (East side)
18/05/81 Central Police Station
(Formerly Listed as:
Central Police Station and Bristol
Police station. Dated 1928 on hoppers. By Ivor Jones and Percy
Thomas. Limestone ashlar, roof not visible. Axial plan with
wings at each end. Stripped Neo-Georgian style with Mannerist
detail. 2 storeys; 12-window range. A near-symmetrical front
has curved ends and short returns, with a fluted frieze and
parapet, the centre raised and set forward with a central
scroll inscribed Bristol Police Station. Large central
Mannerist doorway set in a semicircular-arched recess, has a
moulded architrave with Gibbs blocks and 5 massive stepped
keys, to double 24-panel studded doors, with a fanlight above.
Plain windows with metal glazing bars, windowless first floor
to the left; 7-window right-hand return. INTERIOR not
inspected. To the same design as the Police Headquarters (qv).
(Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural
History: Bristol: 1979-: 422; City Building Series: Burrough T
H B: Bristol: London: 1970-: 128).
Listing NGR: ST5893673265
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