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Former Stalybridge Town Hall, Stalybridge

Description: Former Stalybridge Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212646

OS Grid Reference: SJ9637898584
OS Grid Coordinates: 396378, 398584
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4840, -2.0560

Location: 13 Stamford Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Tameside SK15 2AD

Locality: Stalybridge
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK15 2AD

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Listing Text


(north side) )
4/181 Former Stalybridge
9.8.66 Town Hall
Former town hall. 1831 with large additions of 1882. Ashlar
with slate roof. Originally 3 x 5 bays with 3 storeys
(formerly including a market hall on the ground floor) but
later extended on both sides the Market Street wing filling
a triangular plot and having 2 and 3 storeys and 16 bays.
Projecting plinth, first and second floor bands and
pedimented gable. 1-storey flush portico: 3 doors between
Tuscan columns with pediment. 3 first floor windows with
architrave surrounds and 3 plain to second floor. Round
panel within gable pediment. A similar elevation is repeated
on Stamford Street. The extension is in an Italianate style
and has pilasters on ground and first floor of the central 5
bays. The central 3 have a pediment which surrounds the
appropriate crest of arms and is topped by a small second
pediment over the 1882 datestone. Windows have shouldered
architraves and are round-arched on first floor. The right
hand corner has 3 tiers of clasping pilastersand a steep
roof with crowning ironwork. Interior: the public hall,
council chamber and Lord Mayor's parlour retain original
plasterwork ceilings and cornices. The council chamber has
panelled dado, blind arcaded walls with flat pilasters,
acanthus leaf cornices and wrought iron pendant light

Listing NGR: SJ9637898584

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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