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Latitude: 51.4631 / 51°27'47"N
Longitude: -3.454 / 3°27'14"W
OS Eastings: 299090
OS Northings: 174790
OS Grid: SS990747
Mapcode National: GBR HK.M3XV
Mapcode Global: VH6F8.2HW8
Entry Name: Police Station
Listing Date: 16 September 1999
Last Amended: 16 September 1999
Source ID: 22293
Building Class: Civil
Location: Free standing, on prominent site, about half way along S side of Westgate.
County: Vale of Glamorgan
Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian (Y Bont-faen a Llanfleiddan)
Community: Cowbridge with Llanblethian
Built-Up Area: Cowbridge
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Police station, perhaps of 2 periods, mid C19, and circa 1900. Similar in some ways to St Nicholas Police Station, dated 1858.
Two storeys. Grey coursed stone (narrower courses to upper floor wings); contrasting buff ashlar dressings, quoins and bands; hipped slate roofs with red tile ridges. Generally sash glazing, but small-pane casements to 3 central ground floor windows. Central projecting block (hipped roof) has 2 pairs of camber-headed windows on first floor, and 3 round-arched windows to ground floor. Single-storey lobby to each side with round-headed doorway to sides; parapet band continues as first floor band in end bays. The end bays have round-headed sashes to gound floors, and paired camber-headed sashes to upper floor.
Well-preserved C19 police station on prominent site in Cowbridge conservation area.
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