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Description: 70 70a 70b, High Street Sw19
Date Listed: 2 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 205076
OS Grid Reference: TQ2399371109
OS Grid Coordinates: 523993, 171109
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4254, -0.2180
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON HIGH ST, Wimbledon, Sii19
TQ 2371 TQ 2471
5/65 6/65 Nos 70 and 70A/70B
Former fire station, now shops. Dated 1890. Red brick, steeply pitched tiled roof
to eaves. 2 storeys. 2 main bays to High Street, each gabled, separated by 3 stage
clock tower with arched open bell stage surmounted by copper cupola. C20 shops
to ground floor except to base of tower which has arched entrance with tented canopy
and panelled door. Square headed windows to upper floor, 3-light casements, glazing
bars and arch motif to central light. Gable sweeps down to ground floor level on
right hand side, and below is a circular window; glazing bars. Forms an important
focal point in village.
Listing NGR: TQ2399371109
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Source: English Heritage
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