Church View

19 Aug 2000
Church View, 26 High Street, Bushey, Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD2 3DN
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TQ 1395 BUSHEY HIGH STREET (North side) Bushey

13/93 No. 26 - (Church View)


Former Police Station, now house and shop. 1835, altered later C19.

Brick, colourwashed and roughcast. Slate roofs. 2 storeys, 3 windows.

Ground floor: shop front to centre and right with entrance, to left a sash with a gauged brick flat arched head. First floor central blind window with flanking sashes. Applied Corinthian pilasters at corners.

Double span shallow pitched roof with rendered end stacks. Interior not inspected. The building served from 1840 to 1884 as a Police Station.

This is the earliest known example of a building used as a Metropolitan Police Station to have survived.

Listing NGR: TQ1304595311


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0791 IOE Records taken by V M Geduld; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr V. M. Geduld. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Geduld, V. M.

Rights Holder: Geduld, V. M.


Brick, Roughcast, Slate, Georgian Building, Victorian Unassigned, Police Station, Civil, Legal Site, House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial