FORMER WEST HILL POLICE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251333
Date first listed:
25-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
FORMER WEST HILL POLICE STATION, WEST HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER WEST HILL POLICE STATION, WEST HILL

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

County:
Kent
District:
Dartford (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 53657 74176

Details

1. 5274 WEST HILL (North Side) Former West Hill Police Station TQ 57 SW SP/565

II G.V

2. Former Police Station, 1843. Stock brick walls. One storey. Cornice and blocking course continuing round central projecting bay with pediment over, the central projection with four-panel door above two steps, and a blocked flanking window opening with rubbed brick arches to each side. Set back blank walling to each side again. Early plan shown on O.S 1868 map and comprised central reception area with two cells to each side, the east cells later altered by the insertion of a large drying closet for the workhouse and the west cells since converted into one room, but retaining a door. The building ceased to function as a Police Station after 1872 and was then used as a workhouse ward for tramps. See Dartford Historical and Antiquarian Society Newsletter, no 22, 1985.

Listing NGR: TQ5381074129

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
434014
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Dartford Historical and Antiquarian Society Newsletter' in Dartford Historical and Antiquarian Society Newsletter, , Vol. 22, (1985)

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: 16 Jan 2006
Reference: IOE01/14919/09
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