GERARD WINSTANLEY HOUSE (FORMER MAGISTRATES COURT AND POLICE STATION)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1384462

Date first listed: 08-Dec-1999

Statutory Address: GERARD WINSTANLEY HOUSE (FORMER MAGISTRATES COURT AND POLICE STATION), CRAWFORD STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GERARD WINSTANLEY HOUSE (FORMER MAGISTRATES COURT AND POLICE STATION), CRAWFORD STREET

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

District: Wigan (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 58074 05649

Details

WIGAN

SD5805NW CRAWFORD STREET 24-1/7/9 (North side) Gerard Winstanley House (former Magistrates Court and Police Station)

GV II

Magistrates court and police station, now various offices. 1887-8, by Henry Littler (dated on foundation stone at east corner); altered. Red brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Long range parallel to street with curved return at east end. Elizabethan style. 2 and a half storeys, 12:1 bays, stepped up slightly between the 6th and 7th bays, with chamfered plinth, moulded sillbands, attic gables with kneelers and finials, and a circular turret set back at the east end. The ground floor has Tudor arched doorways to the 3rd, 6th, 8th and 11th bays, all with hollow spandrels and mullioned overlights, and large mullion-and-transom 6-light windows. Both upper floors have similar windows, the attic storey less regular with large gables to the 2nd, 7th and 10th bays containing 6-light windows and smaller gables to the 4th, 5th, 9th and 13th bays containing cross-windows. 6 tall multiple-flue corniced chimney stacks. The east return is an irregular 3-window range with an elliptical wagon archway through the ground floor, and at its left corner a circular turret with steep swept conical roof. INTERIOR not inspected. Forms group with County Court building continued to left in matching style (qv).







Listing NGR: SD5807405649

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 484896

Legacy System: LBS

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