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The Magistrates Court & Constable Entrance

This is a stone, six bay, early Victorian building built in a a “Classical Revival” style. On the wall on the left-hand side is a 19th century standard feet and yard gauge of 1879 to ensure fair trading in the market

Alongside is a blocked doorway with the word CONSTABLE  inscribed in the stone. This was the Town Constable’s own doorway.  He was an important man in charge of the town’s law and order.

Ormkskirk Heritage Trail - The Magistrates Court
Ormskirk Heritage Trail - The Constable Entrance

You can continue the Heritage Trail by clicking the button on the right, or alternatively view the page for any of the stops on the trail by following the links below.