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POLICE STATION

List Entry Summary

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

Name: POLICE STATION

List entry Number: 1103582

Location

POLICE STATION, SPARROWS HERNE

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 164199

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: TQ 13929 94626

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