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The Old Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Yeovil, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9406 / 50°56'26"N

Longitude: -2.6313 / 2°37'52"W

OS Eastings: 355738

OS Northings: 115873

OS Grid: ST557158

Mapcode National: GBR MP.P14M

Mapcode Global: FRA 56CM.BPT

Entry Name: The Old Police Station

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261454

Location: Yeovil, South Somerset, Somerset, BA20

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Yeovil

Built-Up Area: Yeovil

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST5515NE YEOVIL CP UNION STREET (East side)

8/116 No 19
(The Old Police Station)
-

- II

Police Station, now used as offices. Dated 1849. Local cut and squared stone
random coursed, Ham stone dressings with hipped Welsh slate roof. 2-storeys, of
3-bays to both West and South elevation. Street (West) facade has projecting
pedimented central bay; doorways to bays 1 and 3 with plain surrounds, with
shallow flat hood on console brackets over: the lintol over the bay 1 doorway
incised with legend 'Police Station", and the door, a 6-panel type with the
upper 4-panes glazed; (that to bay 3 now part blocked and a window inserted).
Between the doorways a pair of 8-pane sash windows with separate architraves but
continuous stone hood over on brackets. 12-paned architraved sash windows to
sides, first floor; in the centre a trio of semi-circular header sashes with
architraves, springer stones and mullions, the centre window with keystone.
Eaves cornice, and panel inscribed "erected 1849" in pediment. Plain details to
return elevation, which has central doorway and narrow paired windows to ground
floor. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: ST5573815873

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