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Description: Old Town Hall
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 206918
OS Grid Reference: TQ3781788985
OS Grid Coordinates: 537817, 188985
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5829, -0.0123
TQ 38 NE ORFORD ROAD
2/45 (north side)
8.8.85 Old Town Hall
Former town hall, now college. 1866. Brick, stucco dressings. Slate pitched roof
to parapet. Symmetrical composition in Italianate style. 2-storey, 5-bay centre
block with lower 2-storey bay with one triple window to left and one storey bay of
one triple window wide to right. Central entrance with slightly projecting 3-bay
Doric porch. Canted bay window to upper floor. Round-headed windows with prominent
keystones and stucco architraves. Cornice above ground floor; main console cornice
above first floor parapet with oval dormer above central bay and pavilion roof
projecting above with iron cresting. Interior retains cast iron stairway,plasterwork
Listing NGR: TQ3781788985
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Source: English Heritage
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