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Northallerton Police Station, Northallerton

Description: Northallerton Police Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 332803

OS Grid Reference: SE3680194188
OS Grid Coordinates: 436801, 494188
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3419, -1.4354

Location: High Street, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 8PQ

Locality: Northallerton
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL7 8PQ

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Listing Text

SE 3694-3794
(east side)
6/9 No 72 (Northallerton
Police Station)
23.4.52 (formerly listed as No 72
(The Friarage))
House, then local authority offices, converted into police station 1987. Mid-late
C18 with later alterations. Pink/brown brick in English bond and English garden
wall bond, Westmorland and Welsh slate roofs. L-shaped plan with wing to rear right;
2 storeys, 1:3:1:3:1 bays. Outer bays slightly recessed from main block, but may
have once projected forward. Main block: English bond, Westmorland slate roof;
sill bands to both floors; moulded cornice; central part-glazed 4-panel door below
fanlight with Gothick glazing bars in portico with Roman Doric half-columns with
a patera on each frieze, carrying open pediment; on first floor above, staircase
window rather more than a semicircle, divided into 3 by wooden mullions, with header
arch; flanking, tripled canted bays of 4-pane sash windows with flush exposed sash
boxes and flat arches; hipped roof to main block, also to canted bays. End bays:
on each floor a matching 4-pane sash window, and in outer corners a door, of
6 fielded panels to left, 4 panels to right, each below a blocked overlight with
intersecting glazing bars and in Tuscan doorcase; moulded cornice; hipped Welsh
slate roofs. Stacks at ends of main block. Rear: irregular plan, windows of many
types. Left return: studded and vertically boarded door in C19 ashlar chamfered
raised quoined pointed-arched surround with blank shields in spandrels below hood-
mould; to its left, 2-light mullion window with round trefoiled lights and hoodmould;
also, further to rear, ground-floor sash window. Interior: C19 encaustic floor
tiles in entrance hall; mid-late C18 staircase with column-on-vase turned balusters,
formerly of open well plan above front hall, now compartmented; on both floors,
from stairs hall an elliptical arch with fluted architraves leading to rear
corridors; stairs hall cornice has fluting and acanthus leaves; rear corridors have
round arches with fluted architraves; first-floor doorways have fielded-panel
linings and original architraves (the doors having been replaced).

Listing NGR: SE3680194188

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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