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Description: Police Station and Police House
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237685
OS Grid Reference: NT9923928103
OS Grid Coordinates: 399239, 628103
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5466, -2.0136
NT 9928 WOOLER CHURCH STREET
17/110 Police Station and
Police station and police house. 1850, enlarged 1887. Ashlar with Welsh slate
roof. Double span.
2 storeys, 3 bays with lower one-bay wing on right. Plinth. 3 steps with low
side walls up to central door with 4 vertical panels and heavy iron studs.
Diamond-paned overlight. Tudor-arched, double-chamfered surround with hoodmould.
On ground floor, 2-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds.
On 1st floor, similar but taller windows with diamond-paned casements.
Similar detail to 1-bay wing on right.
Stone cornice-gutter. Gabled roof with ridged coping and kneelers. In valley
between front and rear span 4 tall corniced, diagonally-set chimneys.
On left return, outside stone steps to similar door leading to court room on
Interior has massive iron-clad doors to cells.
Listing NGR: NT9923928103
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Source: English Heritage
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