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OLD 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: OLD POLICE STATION

List entry Number: 1204068

Location

OLD POLICE STATION, BEDMINSTER PARADE

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

County:

District: City of Bristol

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1976

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378937

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BRISTOL

ST315871 BEDMINSTER PARADE, Bedminster 901-1/45/369 (West side) 12/03/76 Old Police Station

GV II

Former police station. 1882. By Henry Crisp. Squared, Pennant rubble, Bath stone dressings, gable stacks and a tile roof. Single-depth, axial plan with a right-hand rear wing. Tudor Gothic Revival style. 2 storeys; 12-window range, central pair in 3-storey tower. A near-symmetrical front has a 2-centred archway to the central porch in a stepped gable, with wheel bollards, steel gates and portcullis, containing a lancet doorway with heavy, stopped ovolo moulding; the porch has a pitched roof of weathered limestone ashlar. 2 raking buttresses behind to a square tower, with first-floor clock, front and back, under a hoodmould, arrow slits each side and overhanging machicolated turret with crenellations. To each side a plinth with cyma weathering, a blocked lancet doorway on the far right with hood to floral stops and trefoils in the tympanum. The flanking ground-floor sections have a C20 left-hand front brought forward flush with the porch under a roll-top coping, with 2 garage entrances at the end and a door and window beside the porch. Flat-headed windows with uneven jambs and stopped ovolo mouldings, all linked by lintel and sill bands, to 6/6-pane sashes. Weathered corbel table and parapet with embrasures and cross arrow slits, stepped up to tower; square turrets at each end and gable-end stacks behind on the crow step gables. INTERIOR: range of cells at the rear with white glazed tiles, and central rear lateral stair flights.

Listing NGR: ST5885471877

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National Grid Reference: ST 58854 71877

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