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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in St Matthew's, Walsall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5857 / 52°35'8"N

Longitude: -1.9803 / 1°58'49"W

OS Eastings: 401429

OS Northings: 298650

OS Grid: SP014986

Mapcode National: GBR 2F2.M0

Mapcode Global: WHBG1.K86L

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 31 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076367

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219096

Location: Walsall, WS1

County: Walsall

Locality: St Matthew's

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Walsall St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Listing Text

WALSALL MB LEICESTER STREET
SP 0198 NW
13/128 Town Hall

GV II
Public Hall. 1903, by J S Gibson. Facade of sandstone ashlar. Baroque
style. Facade has central moulded pediment, with flanking towers which
have cornices. Set forward is a lower entrance, that outer sides concave
and with channelled rustication. To each side of the doorway is a window
with architrave. The doorway has an architrave with central engaged Tuscan
columns, within a round arch. The tympanum is carved with-two figures and
dated "1903". Interior: hall has shallow barrel vault, and decorative
plasterwork in a Baroque style. Side walls have an entablature with
modillion cornice. Above each window is a pediment on brackets. At the
south end is a gallery. The north end is apsidal, with stage and raised
organ. Adjoins the Council House (qv), listed under Lichfield Street.


Listing NGR: SP0142998650

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