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Police Station and Attached Walls to North East and South West, Former Kings Weston Stables

A Grade II* Listed Building in Avonmouth & Lawrence Weston, City of Bristol

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4956 / 51°29'43"N

Longitude: -2.6595 / 2°39'34"W

OS Eastings: 354315

OS Northings: 177607

OS Grid: ST543776

Mapcode National: GBR JM.K5R2

Mapcode Global: VH88D.VNDW

Entry Name: Police Station and Attached Walls to North East and South West, Former Kings Weston Stables

Location: Bristol, BS11

County: City of Bristol

Locality: Avonmouth & Lawrence Weston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Listing Date: 8 January 1959

Last Amended: 30 December 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 380008

Source ID: 1187199

Listing Text


BRISTOL

ST5477 NAPIER MILES ROAD, Shirehampton
901-1/24/1752 (North West side)
08/01/59 Police Station and attached walls to
NE and SW, former Kings Weston
stables
(Formerly Listed as:
NAPIER MILES ROAD
(North side)
Kings Weston Police Station)

GV II*

Stables, now police station. 1763. By Robert Mylne. Limestone
ashlar and slate roof. 3 sides to a quadrangle, single-depth
plan. 2 storeys; 14-window range. A symmetrical arrangement
with a tall central semicircular archway in a pedimented
gatehouse with a clock; either side are arcades of 3
semicircular arches linked by impost blocks with 6/6-pane
ground-floor sashes and lunettes in the arches, and 4-arch
arcades extending forward with vehicle doorways at the end;
cornice and parapet. Pedimented end gables have blind
semicircular arches and flat-headed niches around them and a
blind oculus in the pediment.
INTERIOR: rebuilt within the original walls for police
accommodation in 1959.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rubble walls extend approx 50m
NE and SW of front wings, with central gateways with capped
piers, and terminating in piers formerly with ball finials.
Formerly the stables to Kings Weston House (qv). The attached
walls mirror those attached to the lodges of the former
kitchen garden (qv) opposite.


Listing NGR: ST5430777599

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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