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Blackpool Citadel and Winstone House

A Grade II Listed Building in Talbot, Blackpool

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Latitude: 53.8182 / 53°49'5"N

Longitude: -3.0439 / 3°2'37"W

OS Eastings: 331372

OS Northings: 436271

OS Grid: SD313362

Mapcode National: GBR ZLX.CL

Mapcode Global: WH858.69S8

Plus Code: 9C5RRX94+7C

Entry Name: Blackpool Citadel and Winstone House

Listing Date: 6 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183679

Location: Talbot, Blackpool, FY1

County: Blackpool

Electoral Ward/Division: Talbot

Built-Up Area: Blackpool

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Blackpool St John

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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SD 33 NW

Blackpool Citadel and 199 Church Street (Winstone House)

(Formerly listed as The Old Grammar School, Raikes Parade)


Former school, originally Raikes Road Technical School 1904-05 by Rotts Son and Hennings, subsequently Grammar School, now Salvation Army and office premises. Brick with terracotta dressings and quoins, main roofs of slate, domes of copper. Modified U-shaped plan, wings receding. 2 storeys and basement with 3-storey corner tower, in free Baroque style. Facade of 5 elements linked by string course; central block 2 storeys, symmetrical, with 5 large mullioned and transomed windows (with glazing bars) on each floor, string course, single pilasters between windows of upper floor; large open pediment with bullseye attic window and swags; hipped roof, and tall chimney stacks at each end. Lower bay on each side, with cornice and balustrade, that on the left linking with north wing which has 3 narrow windows in basement and at ground floor,4 pilasters at 1st floor, and a blind niche with open segmental pediment breaking through the cornice as attic in hipped roof; that on the right has large arched entrance porch with single pilasters and open pediment. Corner tower on right has square plan with chamfered corners; 3 storeys, brick, with one mullioned and transomed window on each floor, parapet with balustrades, and octagonal lantern with copper dome and finial. Right (south) wing is stepped back, with 2-storey canted bay in the re-entrant; this wing contains a square 2-storey block with hipped roof and copper-capped belfry. Left (north) wing of 3 storeys, basement here becoming ground floor; return facade of 8 bays has arched and decorated porch in 4th bay and above it at 2nd floor level an aediculed niche containing a bust; large 2-storey bay window with ornamental parapet, at end; hipped roof with copper-capped belfry.

Listing NGR: SD3137236271

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