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Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Hertsmere, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6389 / 51°38'20"N

Longitude: -0.355 / 0°21'18"W

OS Eastings: 513929

OS Northings: 194626

OS Grid: TQ139946

Mapcode National: GBR 54.C5F

Mapcode Global: VHFST.S2NF

Entry Name: Police Station

Listing Date: 12 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1103582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164199

Location: Hertsmere, Hertfordshire, WD23

County: Hertfordshire

District: Hertsmere

Town: Hertsmere

Electoral Ward/Division: Bushey Park

Built-Up Area: Bushey

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bushey Heath St Peter

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TQ 19 SW BUSHEY SPARROWS HERNE
(Southwest side)
Bushey

10/150 Police Station
-

- II


Police Station. 1883-4 for Metropolitan Police. Red brick with
terracotta and sandstone dressings. Slate hipped roof. 3 storeys. 5
bays. 2 bays to right set back slightly. Entrance to right: banded
rustication to jambs, round arched head, recessed spandrels below a
bracketed moulded pediment. 'Metropolitan Police' inscribed in frieze.
Plinth. Stringcourse below ground floor windows, upper string courses
and sandstone courses. Glazing bar sashes in keyed moulded and gauged
brick surrounds with slightly cambered heads. First and second floor
windows with aprons. Coved cornice. 3 large stacks with projecting
strips on shafts and oversailing caps. Left return has 2 bays, windows
in plain reveals with gauged brick heads. Pediment over stone surround
to entrance towards rear. Extruded stack with offsets. Right return: 1
bay to 2 storey 1 bay lean-to, extended to rear 1 storey with a coved
cornice, stack to rear. Originally building held an office, an
occasional Court, 3 cells and 2 married quarters. Attached to front are
forecourt railings with a pier and Police lamp to entrance.


Listing NGR: TQ1392994626

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