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Latitude: 53.3423 / 53°20'32"N
Longitude: -2.73 / 2°43'47"W
OS Eastings: 351495
OS Northings: 383070
OS Grid: SJ514830
Mapcode National: GBR 9YCS.RL
Mapcode Global: WH87R.1892
Entry Name: The Old Police Station
Listing Date: 31 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1104931
English Heritage Legacy ID: 56022
Location: Halton, WA7
Electoral Ward/Division: Mersey
Built-Up Area: Runcorn
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Runcorn Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 58 SW FORMER RUNCORN U.D. BRIDGE STREET
5/65 The Old Police
Former Police Station and Court of Petty Sessions now a Job Creation
Centre. 1831 with additions in 1859. Red sandstone facade but
mainly in brick with slate roof. 2 storey 4 bays facade with the
earlier three bays east set forward. These have entrance flanked by
full height Ionic pilasters carrying frieze and modillion pediment.
Full rustications up to first floor level, moulded string course.
Windows are sashes, those at first floor level with cornices carried
on consoles. Modillion cornice with solid parapet, this supports
upstand with shaped base and pediment holding clock. left hand bay
has twin Ionic pilasters flanking a door with stone carved archi-
traves and flat moulded head supported on consoles. Modillion
cornice with balustrade parapet. Hipped roof. Red brick addition
1897 and interior of no interest.
Listing NGR: SJ5149583070
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