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Description: Town Hall
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165720
OS Grid Reference: SK9378098685
OS Grid Coordinates: 493780, 398685
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4766, -0.5884
SK 9298-9398 KIRTON,IN LINDSEY MARKET PLACE
8/19 Town Hall
Town Hall, dated 1897. Squared limestone with limestone ashlar dressings;
slate roof. 3 bays wide, 5 bays deep. 2 storeys. Moulded ashlar plinth,
raised quoins. Central round-arched entrance with pair of panelled doors
and fanlight in chamfered ashlar surround with moulded imposts and raised
keystone. Round-arched casements to either side with similar surrounds and
bracketed cills. First floor has 3 similar, taller, windows with cill band.
Pediment with moulded raking cornice and flat band at base inscribed:
'DIAMOND JUBILEE TOWN HALL' with a section of moulded cornice above centre.
Oculus in tympanum with radial glazing bars and keyed diamond-shaped
surround inscribed with date. Lateral stacks. Right return has central
round-headed entrance and first floor window, both flanked by square-headed
windows, all in ashlar surrounds. Built of materials salvaged from the
former prison of 1789. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SK9378098683
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Source: English Heritage
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