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Market House, Kingston upon Thames

Description: Market House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 203153

OS Grid Reference: TQ1789569226
OS Grid Coordinates: 517895, 169226
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4098, -0.3063

Location: High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London KT1 1JP

Locality: Kingston upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT1 1JP

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Listing Text


6/17 Market House

G.V. II*

1838-40, by Charles Henman Senior. Until 1935 the Guildhall. Rectangular free-
standing building of Italianate character, situated in the centre of the Market
Place. Stone and brick. Four corner towers. Main body two storeyed with an
arcaded, rusticated stone podium, and square headed windows above with moulded
architraves and cornices. Towers with pedimented windows to first stage; triple
arcades above, and surmounted by low, lead, pyramidal roofs. Lead statue of Queen
Anne placed above the entrance was part of a previous Guildhall enlarged by her. It
dates from 1706. The sculptor was Francis Bird.

Listing NGR: TQ1789569226

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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