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Police Station, Aiskew

Description: Police Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 332296

OS Grid Reference: SE2695288374
OS Grid Coordinates: 426952, 488374
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2903, -1.5874

Location: A684, Aiskew, North Yorkshire DL8 1DD

Locality: Aiskew
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 1DD

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Listing Text

SE 28 NE
(south side)
6/13 Police Station

_ II

Police station. 1904. Random coursed squared stone and ashlar, graduated
stone slate roof. Main 2-storey, 4-bay block with a 2-storey, 2-bay block
at a right angle on left to front. To rear of main block to sight a 1-
storey wing. Neo-Jacobean. Main block: central board door in moulded
chamfered quoined surround with 4-centred arch; flanked by chamfered 4-light
mullion-and-transom windows with central major mullions. To right bay a
small one-light chamfered window with arched head. Moulded first-floor
string course, stepped above door. Above central 2-light chamfered mullion
window flanked by 4-light chamfered mullioned windows, with central major
mullions. Bracketed eaves. 2 ridge stacks. Left court house wing: plinth,
left return has large 4-light chamfered mullion-and-transom window through
both floors. To left a board door in chamfered surround with 4-centred arch
and hoodmould. First floor: 4-light chamfered mullion window. This bay is
gableted. To gable end a 4-light chamfered mullion window and a small one-
light opening with arched head to its right. Above a coat of arms in a
Doric surround; sill on consoles, pilasters with obelisks over, frieze,
cornice. In the frieze is the inscription 'Pax et Justitia', below the
coat of arms it is inscribed 'Court house erected AD 1904'. To left return
of main block is a full-height gabled porch with board door in chamfered
moulded surround and 4-centred arch. 2 ridge stacks to main block and one
to rear.

Listing NGR: SE2695288374

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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