Description: Market House
Date Listed: 16 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 185508
OS Grid Reference: SD4923245196
OS Grid Coordinates: 349232, 445196
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9004, -2.7741
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GARSTANG HIGH STREET
SD 44 NE
4/114 Market House,
Town Hall, now used as shops and club, 1755-64. Brick with sandstone
dressings and hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with chamfered quoins,
band, and cornice. Ground floor has 3 round arches linked by impost band.
The outer ones are smaller, now contain windows, and have keystones. In
the middle is a wide entrance with keystone and alternately projecting
voussoirs. The 1st floor windows are sashed with glazing bars and are
linked by a sill band. The outer ones have stone surrounds, pulvinated
friezes, and cornices. The central one has an architrave, pulvinated
frieze, and pediment. A plaque within an apron commemorates the Jubilee of
Queen Victoria in 1887. Above the central bay and set back behind the
cornice is a timber cupola with clock. Each return wall has one bay
treated in a manner similar to the outer bays of the front facade.
Listing NGR: SD4923245196
Source: English Heritage
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