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Police Station and Police House, Wooler

Description: Police Station and Police House

Grade: II
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

Location: Church Street, Wooler, Northumberland NE71 6BZ

Locality: Wooler
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE71 6BZ

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Listing Text

(West side)

17/110 Police Station and
Police House


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
1st floor.

Interior has massive iron-clad doors to cells.

Listing NGR: NT9923928103

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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