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Townhall, Stamford

Description: Townhall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 193717

OS Grid Reference: TF0305407017
OS Grid Coordinates: 503054, 307017
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6511, -0.4781

Location: St Mary's Place, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2DW

Locality: Stamford
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 2DW

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There is also a scheduled monument, Norman arch at No 11 St Mary's Hill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 1
(Town Hall)
TF 0306 1/238
TF 0307 1/238 22.5.54.
1777. Architect, Lovell. Stands on terrace with 9 stone steps with iron handrail,
3 storeys in ashlar, Rusticated ground floor and chamfered rusticated quoins.
6 windows on top storey flanking central cartouche with town arms. First floor
as 2-3-2 windows. Centre section breaks forward, with rusticated quoins. Upper
windows have-ornamental architraves with keystones, glazing bars. Panelled parapet
and moulded cornice with frieze, similar to that of the window architraves, Ground
floor has 6 windows in round-headed architraves with keystone. Band between ground
and first floors. Central (modern) double doors under ornamental semi-circular
fanlight and another doorway with 6-Panel door has been made out of a window space.
For return frontage see ST MARY'S PLACE. Return elevation. 3 storeys, 7 windows,
similar build to main front, and also containing cartouche in centre of top floor.
3rd floor windows have replaced glazing bars. Round-arched rusticated doorway
with double doors of 4 panels, 2 panels above and semi-circular glazed fanlight.

Nos 1 to 3(consec) form a group
Also th return elevation form a group with No 1 to 4 (consec) and the Church of
St Mary St Mary's Place.

Listing NGR: TF0305407017

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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