BLACKPOOL CITADEL AND WINSTONE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205886
Date first listed:
06-Nov-1975
Statutory Address:
BLACKPOOL CITADEL, RAIKES PARADE, FY1 4EL
Statutory Address:
WINSTONE HOUSE, 199, CHURCH STREET, FY1 3TG

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Location

Statutory Address:
BLACKPOOL CITADEL, RAIKES PARADE, FY1 4EL
Statutory Address:
WINSTONE HOUSE, 199, CHURCH STREET, FY1 3TG

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Blackpool (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 31372 36271

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/04/2015

SD 33 NW 2/22

BLACKPOOL RAIKES PARADE Blackpool Citadel and 199 Church Street (Winstone House)

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

6.11.1975

II 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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183679
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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