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Former Mossley Town Hall, Mossley

Description: Former Mossley Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212588

OS Grid Reference: SD9728002049
OS Grid Coordinates: 397280, 402049
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5151, -2.0425

Location: B6177, Mossley, Tameside OL5 0AP

Locality: Mossley
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: OL5 0AP

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/128 Former Mossley
22.11.66 Town Hall


Town hall, originally a private house and now disused.
1862. W. Williamson for George Mayall. Ashlar with slate
roof. Large asymmetrical plan of 8 bays and 2 storeys
executed in an Italianate style. Projecting plinth, first
floor band and sill band, enriched modillion eaves cornice,
and rusticated quoins. Bay 3, which projects and is gabled
with an open pediment has a tripartite ground floor window
and a first floor window with open segmental pediment. The
porch in bay 2 also projects and has semi-circular keystone
arches on square piers with banded rustication and small
polished granite columns, carved panels, bracketed cornice
and pierced parapet with corner urns. Other windows are
generally sashes with moulded surrounds on the ground floor
and with round heads on the first (none have glazing bars).
Grouped chimney stacks with cornices. The sides and rear
are treated similarly but in a less grand manner.

Listing NGR: SD9728002049

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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