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Police Station, Gainsborough

Description: Police Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 May 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 196348

OS Grid Reference: SK8177189955
OS Grid Coordinates: 481771, 389955
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4001, -0.7716

Location: Cross Street, Gainsborough DN21 2AY

Locality: Gainsborough
Local Authority: West Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN21 2AY

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Police Station
SK 8189 1/148

Mid C19. White brick with bands in red brick and hipped Welsh slate roof. Red
brick eaves cornice, with brackets. Cross Street elevation has 6 round-headed
windows with red brick string at cills, red brick heads and band at impost height.
1 small window of 2 paired lights with column mullion to left. Moulded cornice
between storeys. Ground floor of 8 arcaded bays containing 4 windows (1 formerly
a door) 1 door and small window of 2 lights. The larger windows have round-arched
heads and moulded band at cills, recessed apron panels. Carved stone capitals
to bays on ground floor. Spring Gardens elevation has 3 windows to 1st floor
with string at cills. 4 bays to ground floor include 2 windows. To right a
rectangular porch with trefoil-headed entry and pierced parapet. Later wing
of 2 storeys to right with rectangular bay of full height.

Nos 25 to 29 (odd); Police Station and Nos 33 to 37 (odd) form a group, Nos 25 to 29
(odd) and No 33 being of local interest.

Listing NGR: SK8122090966

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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