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78, Towngate

A Grade II Listed Building in Leyland, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.691 / 53°41'27"N

Longitude: -2.6973 / 2°41'50"W

OS Eastings: 354049

OS Northings: 421838

OS Grid: SD540218

Mapcode National: GBR 9TLR.VM

Mapcode Global: WH860.JHS9

Entry Name: 78, Towngate

Listing Date: 22 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357955

Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR25

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Town: South Ribble

Electoral Ward/Division: Leyland Central

Built-Up Area: Leyland

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Leyland St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


8/50 No. 78,

- II

Constabulary Station, probably mid C19, subsequently library, now club.
Red brick in Flemish bond, with low stone plinth and ashlar dressings,
hipped slate roof. L-shaped plan, 4 bays. Two storeys; rusticated
quoins to outer corners, flush quoins to centre 2 bays which break
forward slightly, are linked at ground floor by a Tuscan pilastrade
with frieze lettered CONSTABULARY STATION, and have panelled double
doors in the left side and a window with panelled stone apron in the
right side; recessed iron footscrapers each side of door; all windows
sashed with glazing bars. Right return wall has similar windows and
2 doors. Interior contains contemporary lock-up.

Listing NGR: SD5404921838

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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