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The Old Market Hall, Tenbury

Description: The Old Market Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150805

OS Grid Reference: SO5949868222
OS Grid Coordinates: 359498, 268222
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3106, -2.5955

Location: Market Square, Tenbury, Worcestershire WR15 8BL

Locality: Tenbury
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR15 8BL

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Listing Text

SO 5868 - 5968
The Old Market Hall


Former market hall. Early to mid-C19. Brick with blue brick dressings
and plain tiled conical roof with overhanging eaves on shaped brackets
and raised ridge, louvred copper section with terracotta ridge tiles (and
formerly with end finials). Oval plan. Single storey with chamfered plinth.
Gothick style. Upper half of walls occupied by continuous row of 4-light
traceried windows with square heads and projecting blue brick sill courses.
There is an entrance at the south-west and north-east ends; both have cusped
ogee-arched heads which are inserted into the lower part of the window. The
south-west entrance has a set of double doors whilst the north-east entrance
has a pair of gates. Interior: the floor is laid with blue brick herringbone
paving and there are two semi-circular benches (an outer and an inner one) on
cast iron supports either side of the central through-passage. (BoE, p 279).

Listing NGR: SO5949868222

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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