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Magistrates Courts police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnfield, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7498 / 53°44'59"N

Longitude: -2.3607 / 2°21'38"W

OS Eastings: 376312

OS Northings: 428223

OS Grid: SD763282

Mapcode National: GBR CTY2.QJ

Mapcode Global: WH973.Q02M

Entry Name: Magistrates Courts police Station

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183816

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Barnfield

Built-Up Area: Accrington

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Accrington Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ACCRINGTON MANCHESTER ROAD
SD 72 NE
Magistrates Courts and Police Station
7/19
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GV II

Magistrates Courts and Police Station, 1933, by Sir Percy Thomas in
simplified and streamlined classical style. Ashlar, flat roof on 2
levels. One and two storeys. Court house is single storey of 2
different heights; centre of facade dominated by monumental porch
projected from centre of courtroom hall which is set back; porch
(covering deeply recessed pedimented doorway) has giant rounded arch
with voussoirs, and a panelled frieze which carries round the court
hall. Lower ranges flanking porch, and flush with it, both have 4
windows with plain reveals, voussoirs and glazing bars; left has a
simple doorway, right has some basement windows and is linked by a
quadrant to Police Station which is 2 storeys (to falling slope of
Spring Gardens) in same style. Companion to the Fire Station (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SD7631228223

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