CANON ROW POLICE STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1357244

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: CANON ROW POLICE STATION, CANON ROW SW1

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Location

Statutory Address: CANON ROW POLICE STATION, CANON ROW SW1

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 30219 79769

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History

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Details

TQ 3079 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER CANNON ROW, SW1 92/22 Cannon Row Police Station

G.V. II*

Police station. 1898-1902 by J. Dixon Butler with R. Norman Shaw as consultant, as part of the New Scotland Yard extension (1896-1906), Victoria Embankment q.v. Granite, Portland stone and red brick, slate roofs. Amalgam of Flemish and English Baroque sources continuing Shaw's original New Scotland Yard theme. L plan with screen wall to courtyard. 4 storeys and attic main block with 2 storey range in parallel fronting Cannon Row and 5 storey east wing. The main range 1 window deep and 7 windows wide. Ground and 1st floor granite faced with large rusticated doorway under cornice and blocking course in north gable end. Segmental arched casement windows those in upper brick and stone banded floors in stone architraves; rusticated Venetian windows to north gable end. The east wing has pairs of narrower segmental arched windows. Stone eaves cornice and stone dressed gables to main block with tall coupled banded chimney stacks. The granite masonry of north gable end ground and 1st floors is continued at slightly lower level as the screen wall to courtyard with pedestrian doorway and segmental stop-moulded and keyed arch carriage entrance; 4 storeys added above in similar style to east wing.

Listing NGR: TQ3021979769

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 208954

Legacy System: LBS

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