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Market House, Garstang

Description: Market House

Grade: II
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

Location: Market Place, Garstang, Lancashire PR3 1FA

Locality: Garstang
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 1FA

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Listing Text

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

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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