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Old Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Southville, Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4444 / 51°26'39"N

Longitude: -2.5934 / 2°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 358854

OS Northings: 171877

OS Grid: ST588718

Mapcode National: GBR C8P.F2

Mapcode Global: VH88N.0YBM

Entry Name: Old Police Station

Listing Date: 12 March 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378937

Location: Bristol, BS3

County: Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Southville

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: St Mary Redcliffe with Temple, Bristol and St John the Baptist, Bedminster

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST315871 BEDMINSTER PARADE, Bedminster
901-1/45/369 (West side)
12/03/76 Old Police Station

GV II

Former police station. 1882. By Henry Crisp. Squared, Pennant
rubble, Bath stone dressings, gable stacks and a tile roof.
Single-depth, axial plan with a right-hand rear wing. Tudor
Gothic Revival style.
2 storeys; 12-window range, central pair in 3-storey tower. A
near-symmetrical front has a 2-centred archway to the central
porch in a stepped gable, with wheel bollards, steel gates and
portcullis, containing a lancet doorway with heavy, stopped
ovolo moulding; the porch has a pitched roof of weathered
limestone ashlar. 2 raking buttresses behind to a square
tower, with first-floor clock, front and back, under a
hoodmould, arrow slits each side and overhanging machicolated
turret with crenellations. To each side a plinth with cyma
weathering, a blocked lancet doorway on the far right with
hood to floral stops and trefoils in the tympanum.
The flanking ground-floor sections have a C20 left-hand front
brought forward flush with the porch under a roll-top coping,
with 2 garage entrances at the end and a door and window
beside the porch. Flat-headed windows with uneven jambs and
stopped ovolo mouldings, all linked by lintel and sill bands,
to 6/6-pane sashes. Weathered corbel table and parapet with
embrasures and cross arrow slits, stepped up to tower; square
turrets at each end and gable-end stacks behind on the crow
step gables.
INTERIOR: range of cells at the rear with white glazed tiles,
and central rear lateral stair flights.


Listing NGR: ST5885471877

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