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Police Station and Magistrates Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 52.0505 / 52°3'1"N

Longitude: -1.7807 / 1°46'50"W

OS Eastings: 415137

OS Northings: 239148

OS Grid: SP151391

Mapcode National: GBR 4NG.DMV

Mapcode Global: VHB13.2QZF

Plus Code: 9C4W3629+6P

Entry Name: Police Station and Magistrates Court

Listing Date: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477725

ID on this website: 101322063

Location: Chipping Campden, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL55

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Chipping Campden

Built-Up Area: Chipping Campden

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Campden St James

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Police station and magistrates court. 1871. Rock-faced limestone and ashlar. Stone tile roof with stone coped gable ends. Ashlar gable-end and axial stacks.
PLAN: Police station with superintendant's accommodation above and carriageway to left, and with wing at rear containing court room, open to the roof, with cells below.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. 1 :3 bay front. Symmetrical 3 bays on right with central2-centred arch doorway with side lights, inscribed above COUNTY POLICE STATION over crown and with date 1871, and hoodmould above; to left and right canted stone bay windows; stringcourse at first floor level and 2 and 3-light stone mullion-transom first floor windows with hoodmoulds; three small attic dormers with 2-light windows with depressed 2-centred arches; bay on left, recessed slightly, with depressed 2-centred arch carriageway with plank double doors, and 2-light mullion-transom window above. Rear [5]: gable-ended ashlar courthouse wing with Gothic windows and external stairs on east side.
INTERIOR: Most of the interior joinery is intact, including panelled doors and two stairs. The court has an open timber roof with arch-braced trusses, a corner fireplace and courtroom furnishings. The cells below have original doors and boarded beds.

Listing NGR: SP1514339142

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