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Description: Town Hall
Date Listed: 5 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189430
OS Grid Reference: SK5366519638
OS Grid Coordinates: 453665, 319638
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7717, -1.2060
SK 5319 NE MARKET PLACE
10/59 (east side)
Town Hall, now theatre, 1855 by William Slater. Ashlar. ltalianate. Two-storeys,
9 window range, 3-3-3, central projection. Central C20 door, round-headed sash
windows with margin lights, moulded architraves and hoodmoulds (curved and bracketed
to ground floor and flat to 1st floor). Central section has windows linked by
arcading to right-hand side. Moulded stringcourses between ground and 1st floors
and at 1st floor cill level. Bracketed cornice surmounted by balustrade. Two-stage
bellcote with steep lead roof and weathervane. Clock, added later. Interior,
remodelled c.1980 as a theatre, is not of special architectural interest.
N Pevsner, Leicestershire and Rutland, p 177.
Listing NGR: SK5366519638
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Source: English Heritage
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