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Pictured: Detial of the front of the old Police Station in Aberystwyth, Wales, UK. Wednesday 28 August 2019<br />
Re: Opened 1866, built by the Hafod Hotel Co as the Queens Hotel; architects, Hayward and Davies; builder George Lumley of Aberystwyth. Sold in 1877 and later converted to local government use; remodelled in1950 by G R Bruce, County Architect.<br />
Detached towards N end of the Promenade, with main entrance to side elevation in Albert Place and rear elevation to Queens Road.<br />
Hotel de Ville style. Asymmetrical 3-storey attic and basement snecked rubble 13-bay W (Promenade) elevation; stepped front with mostly vermiculated dressings, stock brick voussoirs, deep entablature and cornice and cill bands; buttresses to ground floor centre. Steep pitch mansard slate roof with truncated chimney stacks. Dormers with steep overhanging roofs and casement windows; paired to left. 3-bays advanced near the right hand end and with additional storey and splayed angles to 2nd floor (with small cast-iron parapets) and 3rd floor; also to top floor) with small cast-iron parapets) and 3rd floor; also to top floor at the corner. Sash windows, some paired; anthemion panelled cast-iron window box holder across central bays.
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Pictured: Detial of the front of the old Police Station in Aberystwyth, Wales, UK. Wednesday 28 August 2019
Re: Opened 1866, built by the Hafod Hotel Co as the Queens Hotel; architects, Hayward and Davies; builder George Lumley of Aberystwyth. Sold in 1877 and later converted to local government use; remodelled in1950 by G R Bruce, County Architect.
Detached towards N end of the Promenade, with main entrance to side elevation in Albert Place and rear elevation to Queens Road.more »

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