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Womens Institute Hall, Rochford

Description: Womens Institute Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 123259

OS Grid Reference: TQ8758890503
OS Grid Coordinates: 587588, 190503
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5822, 0.7061

Location: West Street, Rochford, Essex SS4 1BE

Locality: Rochford
Local Authority: Rochford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS4 1BE

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Listing Text

TQ 8790 NE/SE
(south side)
15/268 & 16/268 Womens Institute Hall,
(formerly The Corn
Exchange )
Meeting Hall. Formerly The Corn Exchange. Circa 1866. F. Chancellor.
Striated yellow brick. Grey slate roof with continuous raised lights to apex.
A tall single storey building, gabled to road with raised and gabled apex.
Moulded and dentilled cornices, moulded stone terminals. The raised apex with
side bands and roundel set within a recessed arch. An ornate wrought iron
bracket supports a double faced memorial clock, Queen Victoria's Jubilee
22/6/1892. 3 continuous recessed arches with striated round heads, each
decorated with central and base flower panels, foliate capitals and moulded
bases to attached shafts and flower decorated impost roundels enclose the
windows and central doors. The windows are vertically sliding sashes with round
headed fanlights over. Panelled double doors with ornate wrought iron round
headed grille over.

Listing NGR: TQ8758890503

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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