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Old Town Hall, Cromer

Description: Old Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 222547

OS Grid Reference: TG2171442194
OS Grid Coordinates: 621714, 342194
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9313, 1.2975

Location: Canada Road, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9HS

Locality: Cromer
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR27 9HS

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Listing Text

Old Town-Hall
TG 2142 1/71


1890 by George Skipper. Brick with painted front. Tiled roof with gabled ends.
2 storeys. 5 bays wide centre bay projects again with pediment with tympanum containing
scene with sailing ship. Moulded eaves cornice with dentils. 1st floor brick
pilasters fluted and rusticated with 2, 3 and 4-light mullion windows between with
3-centred arch heads to lights. Ground floor central 3-centred arch doorway with
voussoirs and small rectangular sashes with drip moulds over. Between 1st and ground
floor rectangular moulded panels containing shields and cartouche at centre over
doorway, containing inscription "Town Hall 1890". Moulded string courses and plinth.
Brick chimney stacks over gable ends with cornices. The south end gable is treated
as pediment with chimney breast running through and 2 windows either side similar
design to front. Long range behind, plain brick with buttressed walls and brick
dentil eaves.

Listing NGR: TG2174142190

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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