POLICE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103582
Date first listed:
12-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
POLICE STATION, SPARROWS HERNE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
POLICE STATION, SPARROWS HERNE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Hertsmere (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 13929 94626

Details

TQ 19 SW BUSHEY SPARROWS HERNE (Southwest side) Bushey

10/150 Police Station -

- II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
164199
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/02278/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr V. M. Geduld. Source Historic England Archive
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