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The Old Police Station, Yeovil

Description: The Old Police Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 261454

OS Grid Reference: ST5573815873
OS Grid Coordinates: 355738, 115873
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9406, -2.6313

Location: Union Street, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1PX

Locality: Yeovil
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA20 1PX

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Listing Text


8/116 No 19
(The Old Police Station)

- II

Police Station, now used as offices. Dated 1849. Local cut and squared stone
random coursed, Ham stone dressings with hipped Welsh slate roof. 2-storeys, of
3-bays to both West and South elevation. Street (West) facade has projecting
pedimented central bay; doorways to bays 1 and 3 with plain surrounds, with
shallow flat hood on console brackets over: the lintol over the bay 1 doorway
incised with legend 'Police Station", and the door, a 6-panel type with the
upper 4-panes glazed; (that to bay 3 now part blocked and a window inserted).
Between the doorways a pair of 8-pane sash windows with separate architraves but
continuous stone hood over on brackets. 12-paned architraved sash windows to
sides, first floor; in the centre a trio of semi-circular header sashes with
architraves, springer stones and mullions, the centre window with keystone.
Eaves cornice, and panel inscribed "erected 1849" in pediment. Plain details to
return elevation, which has central doorway and narrow paired windows to ground
floor. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: ST5573815873

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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