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Walthamstow Town Hall, Waltham Forest

Description: Walthamstow Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 206874

OS Grid Reference: TQ3770589909
OS Grid Coordinates: 537705, 189909
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5912, -0.0135

Location: A503, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 6HF

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 6HF

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Listing Text

Walthamstow E17
(north side)
Walthamstow Town Hall (Formerly
9.3.82 listed as Town Hall at Walthamstow
Civic Centre)


Civic Centre. 1937-42 by P D Hepworth. Portland stone, copper lantern; roof
not visible. Three storeys. Nineteen bays, end bays set forward. Central portico
of four piers, without capitals, unmoulded to front but panelled to sides,
with inset relief plaques. Inscription "Walthamstow Town Hall" in frieze above.
Coved cornice. Shallow architraves to windows, iron balconies to first floor
centre, middle and pavilions. Tall square copper lantern with louvred sides and
clock, topped by octagonal lantern with cornice, ball and spike, pinnacles to
four corners. Rear elevation with polygonal projection to centre with attached
figure sculptures. Portland stone gatepiers, two pairs to east, two pairs to
west, corniced; with moulded sides; linked by low wall. Theatre to south east
an integral part of the design.

Listing NGR: TQ3770589909

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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