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The Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Much Wenlock, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5969 / 52°35'48"N

Longitude: -2.5575 / 2°33'26"W

OS Eastings: 362335

OS Northings: 300048

OS Grid: SJ623000

Mapcode National: GBR BS.9H2Q

Mapcode Global: WH9DF.PZCJ

Entry Name: The Police Station

Listing Date: 20 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255066

Location: Much Wenlock, Shropshire, TF13

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Much Wenlock

Built-Up Area: Much Wenlock

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Much Wenlock with Bourton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

1.
5357 MUCH WENLOCK
SHEINTON STREET
(East Side)
SJ 60 SW 6/101 The Police Station

II GV


2.
Police Station. Mid C19. Black brick with gault brick plinth, quoins, bands,
window heads and bracketted eaves cornice. Slate roof with two gables to rear
on which sit cruci-form stacks with oversailing cornices. Bracketted eaves
carried around gables. Two storeys; three window front with paired pointed-arched
lights in outer bays on first floor, over triple pointed-arched lights, and
flanking central first-floor window. Continuous impost bands on both floors.
Central doorway in pointed-arched surround with nail studded door and overlight.
Stone plaque over doorway with 'POLICE STATION' in raised lettering. Wall to
right with gault brick crenellations & pointed-arch doorway in centre, leading to
small exercise yard, and carried round the sides. Small iron plaque to the right
of the doorway reads 'VR/PERSONS/THROWING/STONES/AT THE/TELEGRAPHS/WILL BE/
PROSECUTED'.


Listing NGR: SO6211299843

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