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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073050
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357955
Location: South Ribble, Lancashire, PR25
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
SD 52SW LEYLAND TOWNGATE
8/50 No. 78,
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
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