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Description: Odds Fellows Hall
Date Listed: 9 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 165697
OS Grid Reference: TA0315522073
OS Grid Coordinates: 503155, 422073
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6849, -0.4395
The following itwm shall be added:
5264 HIGH STREET
TA 03322 2/400 Odd Fellows Hall
Odd Fellows Hall. 1864 in Italian Renaissance palazzo style. Red brick with
yellow-grey brick and ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof. Two storeys, 5 bays by
3 bays. Plinth. Ground floor is rusticated with yellow-grey banding, first floor has bays articulated by yellow-grey brick pilasters. Double panelled doors below segment headed overlight to far left, similar single door and overlight to central bay, further similar door to right bay. 4-pane segment headed sashes elsewhere. All openings below cambered brick arches. Moulded blue and red brick cornice to top of ground floor. Central 8-pane semi-circular headed full length window to first floor flanked by 2 sets of paired semi-circular headed sashes to each side. All windows below grey brick arches with ashlar keyblocks on corbelled ashlar imposts. Side windows with bracketed ashlar sills. Stepped and dentilled red and blue brick cornice, with bracketed overhanging eaves to hipped roof above. Two side wall brick stacks. Left return elevation to Queen Street has similar elevation with central round headed doorcase flanked by segment headed sashes. Three sets of paired windows above. Listed for historic reasons as an unusually grand and architecturally pretentious friendly society hall.
The Odd Fellows were the most important of the working mens' associations or friendly societies in the late C19, particularly in the North of England.
Listing NGR: TA0315522073
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Source: English Heritage
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