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The Shirehall, Holt

Description: The Shirehall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 223822

OS Grid Reference: TG0780638799
OS Grid Coordinates: 607806, 338799
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9064, 1.0887

Location: Albert Street, Holt, Norfolk NR25 6BG

Locality: Holt
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR25 6BG

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Listing Text

5320 The Shirehall

TG0738NE 4/107 11/5/78


C18 rebuilding of medieval com market and toll house. The ground floor retains a
chamfered timber post with carved stops on a stone base supporting a large chamfered
beam. A second stone base is re-used as a mounting block near the main doorway. The
courtroom on the first floor has a segmental barrel-vaulted ceiling. A classical
building with rendered brick walls with quoins at the angles and a a pantiled roof
with a parapetted gable ends. Two storeys. East front has round arched first floor
sash with rusticated surround in the gable and 2 ground floor sashes, all with glazing
bars. Two string courses. Additional bay on right (North) has round-arched
rusticated doorway with semi-circular fanlight over flat hood on shaped brackets, and
with flush-panelled door. The south side: 4 bays on 2 storeys, sashes with glazing
bars. Left hand ground floor windows replaced by 5 small modern windows.

Listing NGR: TG0780638799

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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