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Description: Village Hall
Date Listed: 13 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 144167
OS Grid Reference: SU1707717682
OS Grid Coordinates: 417077, 117682
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9583, -1.7582
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SU 11 NE
6/85 Village Hall
Village hall. 1930-1, donated by Vaughan Nash, internally painted by Robert
Baker and Edward Payner, RCA, for Carnegie Trust. Rendered brick and pantile
roof. Single storey, 5 bay, wide hall, with to RH end set bay 2 bay, narrow,
lower, entrance hall, and in front of LH bay low single bay gabled bay. In
RH bay similar window. Similar windows in hall with buttress between. Vent on
roof in centre. Inside walls decorated entirely with oil painting, tempered with
paraffin wax and turps, murals. They show the village as it was then, the
poachers on Castle Hill, the Sunday School, folk dancing, fruit picking, the
village inn (Horse and Groom), the village flower show, and making cider.
Vaughan Nash was involved in schemes to revive village life by settling ex-
servicemen on land, and building village halls as community centres.
Listing NGR: SU1783116926
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Source: English Heritage
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