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Description: The Police Station
Date Listed: 20 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 255066
OS Grid Reference: SJ6233500048
OS Grid Coordinates: 362335, 300048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5969, -2.5575
5357 MUCH WENLOCK
SJ 60 SW 6/101 The Police Station
Police Station. Mid C19. Black brick with gault brick plinth, quoins, bands,
window heads and bracketted eaves cornice. Slate roof with two gables to rear
on which sit cruci-form stacks with oversailing cornices. Bracketted eaves
carried around gables. Two storeys; three window front with paired pointed-arched
lights in outer bays on first floor, over triple pointed-arched lights, and
flanking central first-floor window. Continuous impost bands on both floors.
Central doorway in pointed-arched surround with nail studded door and overlight.
Stone plaque over doorway with 'POLICE STATION' in raised lettering. Wall to
right with gault brick crenellations & pointed-arch doorway in centre, leading to
small exercise yard, and carried round the sides. Small iron plaque to the right
of the doorway reads 'VR/PERSONS/THROWING/STONES/AT THE/TELEGRAPHS/WILL BE/
Listing NGR: SO6211299843
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Source: English Heritage
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