This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ 19 SW BUSHEY SPARROWS HERNE (Southwest side) Bushey
10/150 Police Station -
Police Station. 1883-4 for Metropolitan Police. Red brick with terracotta and sandstone dressings. Slate hipped roof. 3 storeys. 5 bays. 2 bays to right set back slightly. Entrance to right: banded rustication to jambs, round arched head, recessed spandrels below a bracketed moulded pediment. 'Metropolitan Police' inscribed in frieze.
Plinth. Stringcourse below ground floor windows, upper string courses and sandstone courses. Glazing bar sashes in keyed moulded and gauged brick surrounds with slightly cambered heads. First and second floor windows with aprons. Coved cornice. 3 large stacks with projecting strips on shafts and oversailing caps. Left return has 2 bays, windows in plain reveals with gauged brick heads. Pediment over stone surround to entrance towards rear. Extruded stack with offsets. Right return: 1 bay to 2 storey 1 bay lean-to, extended to rear 1 storey with a coved cornice, stack to rear. Originally building held an office, an occasional Court, 3 cells and 2 married quarters. Attached to front are forecourt railings with a pier and Police lamp to entrance.
Listing NGR: TQ1392994626
© 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, Sandstone, Slate, Terracotta, Victorian Police Station, Civil, Legal Site, Column, Unassigned, Building Component, Building, Railings, Monument (By Form), Barrier
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