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Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188819
OS Grid Reference: SK5882904342
OS Grid Coordinates: 458829, 304342
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6337, -1.1322
TOWN HALL SQUARE
SK 5804 SE 3/342
Dated 1879. Designed by F.J. Hames, the architect of the Town Hall.
Cast iron on stone base. Four large winged lions surrounding Ionic columned
central pedestal, surmounted by shallow bowl with foliage decoration,
out of which rises pilastered pedestal surmounted by smaller bowl with
central fountain finial. Stands in circular pond at centre of Town Hall
Square. Presented to the Borough by High Bailiff Israel Hart.
The Town Hall, Pickfords, Fountain and War Memorial rear elevations of
Nos 7, 9 and 11 Granby Street and Horsefair Street and all listed buildings
in Bishop Street form a group. (Pickfords is a building of local interest).
Listing NGR: SK5882904342
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Source: English Heritage
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