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North Yorkshire
Hambleton (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 36801 94188


NORTHALLERTON HIGH STREET SE 3694-3794 (east side) 6/9 No 72 (Northallerton Police Station) 23.4.52 (formerly listed as No 72 (The Friarage)) GV II House, then local authority offices, converted into police station 1987. Mid-late C18 with later alterations. Pink/brown brick in English bond and English garden wall bond, Westmorland and Welsh slate roofs. L-shaped plan with wing to rear right; 2 storeys, 1:3:1:3:1 bays. Outer bays slightly recessed from main block, but may have once projected forward. Main block: English bond, Westmorland slate roof; sill bands to both floors; moulded cornice; central part-glazed 4-panel door below fanlight with Gothick glazing bars in portico with Roman Doric half-columns with a patera on each frieze, carrying open pediment; on first floor above, staircase window rather more than a semicircle, divided into 3 by wooden mullions, with header arch; flanking, tripled canted bays of 4-pane sash windows with flush exposed sash boxes and flat arches; hipped roof to main block, also to canted bays. End bays: on each floor a matching 4-pane sash window, and in outer corners a door, of 6 fielded panels to left, 4 panels to right, each below a blocked overlight with intersecting glazing bars and in Tuscan doorcase; moulded cornice; hipped Welsh slate roofs. Stacks at ends of main block. Rear: irregular plan, windows of many types. Left return: studded and vertically boarded door in C19 ashlar chamfered raised quoined pointed-arched surround with blank shields in spandrels below hood- mould; to its left, 2-light mullion window with round trefoiled lights and hoodmould; also, further to rear, ground-floor sash window. Interior: C19 encaustic floor tiles in entrance hall; mid-late C18 staircase with column-on-vase turned balusters, formerly of open well plan above front hall, now compartmented; on both floors, from stairs hall an elliptical arch with fluted architraves leading to rear corridors; stairs hall cornice has fluting and acanthus leaves; rear corridors have round arches with fluted architraves; first-floor doorways have fielded-panel linings and original architraves (the doors having been replaced).

Listing NGR: SE3680194188


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

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Date: 31 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/00648/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mark Snowdon. Source Historic England Archive
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