Location 8-10 Derby Street Prescot. Prescot , near Liverpool
Map location exact or closely approximate
Year opened Bld 1840
Year closed 2019
Century of Operation 1800-1899, 1900-1999
Building Type Police Station, Courthouse
Remarks The Lancashire Constabulary was created in 1839. Following in the lines of the metropolitan police. The new chief constable appointed to assistant Chief Constables of whom was based on Prescot. Prescot effectively became the headquarters for the Southwest Lancashire. It was a fairly compact station with accommodation for single officer, a house for a Sergeant and family and on the top floor was the local court house.
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