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Police Station and Attached Walls to North East and South West, Former Kings Weston Stables, Bristol

Description: Police Station and Attached Walls to North East and South West, Former Kings Weston Stables

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 January 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 380008

OS Grid Reference: ST5431577607
OS Grid Coordinates: 354315, 177607
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4956, -2.6595

Location: Napier Miles Road, Bristol, City of Bristol BS11 0UT

Locality: Bristol
County: Bristol
Country: England
Postcode: BS11 0UT

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Listing Text


ST5477 NAPIER MILES ROAD, Shirehampton
901-1/24/1752 (North West side)
08/01/59 Police Station and attached walls to
NE and SW, former Kings Weston
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Kings Weston Police Station)


Stables, now police station. 1763. By Robert Mylne. Limestone
ashlar and slate roof. 3 sides to a quadrangle, single-depth
plan. 2 storeys; 14-window range. A symmetrical arrangement
with a tall central semicircular archway in a pedimented
gatehouse with a clock; either side are arcades of 3
semicircular arches linked by impost blocks with 6/6-pane
ground-floor sashes and lunettes in the arches, and 4-arch
arcades extending forward with vehicle doorways at the end;
cornice and parapet. Pedimented end gables have blind
semicircular arches and flat-headed niches around them and a
blind oculus in the pediment.
INTERIOR: rebuilt within the original walls for police
accommodation in 1959.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached rubble walls extend approx 50m
NE and SW of front wings, with central gateways with capped
piers, and terminating in piers formerly with ball finials.
Formerly the stables to Kings Weston House (qv). The attached
walls mirror those attached to the lodges of the former
kitchen garden (qv) opposite.

Listing NGR: ST5430777599

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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