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The Guildhall, Folkestone

Description: The Guildhall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 175331

OS Grid Reference: TR2290636019
OS Grid Coordinates: 622906, 136019
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0802, 1.1810

Location: St Eanswythe Way, Folkestone, Kent CT20 2HR

Locality: Folkestone
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT20 2HR

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Listing Text

(North East Side)
The Guildhall
TR 2235 NE 1/115
TR 2236 SE 4/115
Begun in 1856 by Joseph Messenger but completed by Whichcord and Blandford.
Dated 1860. 2 storeys Portland stone. Hipped slate roof. Stone balustraded
parapet with clock and curved pediment flanked by console brackets upended.
Modillion cornice. 5 Roman Corinthian Halt columns. 5 windows to the lst floor
with verticals only. Moulded architraves. Alternate curved and triangular pediments
and brackets. Balustrading beneath. The ground floor is rusticated and has 3
round-headed windows with keystones over. Left side entrance similar. Round-headed
doorcase. Tuscan portico with coupled columns. Brick side elevation. Band
between ground and 1st floor with dentils. _

Listing NGR: TR2290636019

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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