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Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6694 / 51°40'9"N

Longitude: -1.2806 / 1°16'50"W

OS Eastings: 449845

OS Northings: 196978

OS Grid: SU498969

Mapcode National: GBR 7YR.71M

Mapcode Global: VHCY6.R9BL

Entry Name: Police Station

Listing Date: 16 June 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468728

Location: Abingdon on Thames, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX14

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Abingdon on Thames

Built-Up Area: Abingdon

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Abingdon-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 50 96 ABINGDON BRIDGE STREET
(South West side)
583/1/10001
Police Street

GV II

Police station. 1863, extended c1870. Stone rubble with red brick dressings and stone string course. Slate hipped roof. PLAN: long rectangular plan with splayed right-hand [N] end, and with 3-bay extension at left [SE] end built about 1870. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 7-bay NE front with 3-bay addition projecting on left. 16-pane sashes with flat rubbed brick arches, brick jambs and stone cills. Central doorway with similar brick arch and jambs and with rectangular overlight with glazing bars and flush panelled door. Stone string course at first floor level, inscribed at centre:- COUNTY POLICE STATION. 3 bays on left similar but with lower string course and eaves. Splayed corner on right. At rear, sash windows on first floor with glazing bars and smaller cell windows on ground floor with iron bars; single-storey addition on right; extension to main range on right has brick rear wall and gabled wing. INTERIOR: The old cells have been retained, with their WCs.

Listing NGR: SU4984596978

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Description

SU 50 96 ABINGDON BRIDGE STREET
(South West side)
583/1/10001
Police Street

GV II

Police station. 1863, extended c1870. Stone rubble with red brick dressings and stone string course. Slate hipped roof. PLAN: long rectangular plan with splayed right-hand [N] end, and with 3-bay extension at left [SE] end built about 1870. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 7-bay NE front with 3-bay addition projecting on left. 16-pane sashes with flat rubbed brick arches, brick jambs and stone cills. Central doorway with similar brick arch and jambs and with rectangular overlight with glazing bars and flush panelled door. Stone string course at first floor level, inscribed at centre:- COUNTY POLICE STATION. 3 bays on left similar but with lower string course and eaves. Splayed corner on right. At rear, sash windows on first floor with glazing bars and smaller cell windows on ground floor with iron bars; single-storey addition on right; extension to main range on right has brick rear wall and gabled wing. INTERIOR: The old cells have been retained, with their WCs.

Listing NGR: SU4984596978

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