SO9596 : The Police Station in Bilston, Wolverhampton

taken 9 years ago, near to Bilston, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

The Police Station in Bilston, Wolverhampton
The Police Station in Bilston, Wolverhampton
In Mount Pleasant, this was built circa 1840, is Grade II listed and is unique in that it is the only police station in the country that is surrounded by a moat, about ten feet deep and six feet wide.(see picture here LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) ) It was closed on 14 December 2010, having been declared, in politician speak of the times, "not fit for purpose", and sold on 22 July 2011 for 176,000.


LinkExternal link

To the right is the back of the austere looking extended Imperial Banqueting Suite.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Roger Kidd and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SO9596, 429 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 17 February, 2012
Former (from Tags)
Police Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 950 966 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.0409N 2:4.4411W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 950 966
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 39 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
thumbs up icon
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register