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THE 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: THE OLD POLICE STATION

List entry Number: 1205185

Location

THE OLD POLICE STATION, 2, PARK LANE
THE OLD POLICE STATION, 40, CASTLE STREET

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cirencester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1948

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365175

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Details

CIRENCESTER

SP0201 CASTLE STREET 578-1/6/38 (North side) 14/06/48 No.40 The Old Police Station

GV II

Formerly known as: No.2 Petty Sessions Court and Police Station PARK LANE. Includes: No.2 The Old Police Station PARK LANE. Former Petty Sessional Court and Police Station, now offices. Dated 1858. Coursed squared limestone with ashlar dressings; clay tile roofs with coped verges terminating in trefoil stops over corbelled-out kneelers; 6 ridge and end stacks, one ashlar, five rebuilt in reconstituted stone. Building is L-plan on a prominent corner in simple Jacobethan style; one gable on splayed corner; four gables to single-storey service wing facing Park Lane. Principal elevation to Castle Street is 2-storeys, attic and cellar; 3-window range. First floor has three 2-light chamfered stone mullion-and-transom windows with iron casements and hoodmoulds; two similar 3-light windows to ground floor. To centre studded plank door with decorative strap hinges and back-plate for closing ring in hollow-chamfered stone surround with hoodmould. 3 gabled full dormers with 2-light chamfered stone mullion-and-transom windows with pointed tops to upper lights; dormers have coping and corbelled-out kneelers. Chamfered plinth has arched opening to left and grating in pavement to light cellar; simple footscraper in chamfered opening with pointed top to right of door. Moulded string over ground floor; relieving arches over ground and first floor openings. Flush quoins to left and right angles. 4 down-pipes, three C19 square-section with decorative hopper heads. Single-storey part to right fronting Castle Street has one single-light window with chamfered reveal and hoodmould and two pointed openings with chamfered stone reveals now with C20 door and window. Parapet and shaped false gable have heavy moulded coping. Gabled splayed corner of building facing up Tetbury Road has oriel window to first floor with 4 lights with pointed tops in chamfered stone surround, heavy moulded base on shaped bracket and stone roof with crested edge. One 2-light chamfered stone mullion-and-transom window to attic with pointed lights; 2 similar single-light windows to ground floor. Moulded string over ground floor and around oriel window continuous with Castle Street and Park Lane elevations. Carved ribbon decoration in gable enclosing shield in relief has relief lettering: PETTY SESSIONAL COURT AND POLICE STATION and on shield: AD 1858. 2-window elevation to Park Lane similar to Castle Street; single-storey service wing to left in similar style. Rear elevation has stone external stair and diagonally-boarded timber external gallery at first floor. INTERIOR not inspected but noted as having undergone some C20 alteration.

Listing NGR: SP0209201942

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National Grid Reference: SP 02092 01942

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