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The Old Police Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Runcorn, Halton

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56022

Location: Halton, WA7

County: Halton

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

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Listing Text

SJ 58 SW FORMER RUNCORN U.D. BRIDGE STREET
(North Side)

5/65 The Old Police
Station

II

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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