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Description: The Town Hall
Date Listed: 28 August 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 175032
OS Grid Reference: TR0640824784
OS Grid Coordinates: 606408, 124784
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9854, 0.9395
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1449 HIGH STREET
(South East Side)
28.8.51. The Town Hall.
A Naval Cannon embedded
in the wall of the Town Hall.
TR 0624 1/31
Erected in 1702 on an open arcade, refaced in the early C19 and the ground floor built in 1884. 2 storeys stuccoed. The end window bays project slightly. Parapet with, in the centre, a high ornamental panel with cartouche in it and pediment over it. Cornice above ground floor. 5 round-headed windows on the 1st floor with glazing bars intact. 2 large segmental-headed windows on the ground floor with glazing bars missing and 3 doorways, the centre one in a moulded architrave surround with a broken pediment over supported on brackets, the outer ones with pilasters, triangular pediments and semi-circular fanlights, all 3 with 6 panelled doors, partially glazed. Panelling inside. Embedded in the wall on the right hand side is a late C18 to early C19 cast iron naval cannon.
Nos 25 to 43 (odd) form a group.
Listing NGR: TR0640824784
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Source: English Heritage
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