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Old Police Station, Alton

Description: Old Police Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275030

OS Grid Reference: SK0738942304
OS Grid Coordinates: 407389, 342304
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9780, -1.8914

Location: High Street, Alton, Staffordshire ST10 4AQ

Locality: Alton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4AQ

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Listing Text

ALTON C.P. HIGH STREET (North-west side)
SK 0642-0742
13/34 Old Police Station

House. Circa 1845 with later alterations. Red brick; plain tile
roof with shaped tile bands and coped verges; brick with ashlar ridge
stacks. L-shaped plan, main range aligned north-east/south-west
facing south-east, wing aligned north-west/south-east projecting
south-east. One storey and attic, roughly 2:1 bays, projecting gabled
wing to the right and single-storey lean-to bay within the angle between
wing and main house, mainly C20 casements in original chamfered
surrounds, central gabled dormer with 2-light chamfer mullioned windows;
door to left of centre with cambered arch and chamfered surround.
The Old Police Station occupies a prominent and elevated position at the
head of the High Street close to the Church of St. Peter (qv) and the
former National School (qv). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SK0738942304

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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