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Police Station and Police House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wooler, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.5466 / 55°32'47"N

Longitude: -2.0136 / 2°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 399239

OS Northings: 628103

OS Grid: NT992281

Mapcode National: GBR G4C9.VH

Mapcode Global: WH9ZJ.1VF7

Entry Name: Police Station and Police House

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237685

Location: Wooler, Northumberland, NE71

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wooler

Built-Up Area: Wooler

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Wooler St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NT 9928 WOOLER CHURCH STREET
(West side)


17/110 Police Station and
Police House


GV II


Police station and police house. 1850, enlarged 1887. Ashlar with Welsh slate
roof. Double span.

2 storeys, 3 bays with lower one-bay wing on right. Plinth. 3 steps with low
side walls up to central door with 4 vertical panels and heavy iron studs.
Diamond-paned overlight. Tudor-arched, double-chamfered surround with hoodmould.

On ground floor, 2-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds.

On 1st floor, similar but taller windows with diamond-paned casements.

Similar detail to 1-bay wing on right.

Stone cornice-gutter. Gabled roof with ridged coping and kneelers. In valley
between front and rear span 4 tall corniced, diagonally-set chimneys.

On left return, outside stone steps to similar door leading to court room on
1st floor.

Interior has massive iron-clad doors to cells.


Listing NGR: NT9923928103

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