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FORMER WEST HILL 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: FORMER WEST HILL POLICE STATION

List entry Number: 1251333

Location

FORMER WEST HILL POLICE STATION, WEST HILL

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

County: Kent

District: Dartford

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Mar-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 434014

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 53657 74176

Map

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