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Town Hall, Brackley

Description: Town Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233880

OS Grid Reference: SP5843536809
OS Grid Coordinates: 458435, 236809
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0266, -1.1497

Location: Market Place, Brackley, Northamptonshire NN13 7AB

Locality: Brackley
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN13 7AB

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Listing Text

Town Hall
SP 5836 1/33 22.4.50.
Built in 1705-6 by Scroop, Earl (afterwards 1st Duke) of Bridgewater, at cost
of £2,000. 2-storeyed ashlar with rusticated quoins, coved cornice and stone
slate hipped roof, in centre of which is a clock tower with an ogee-capped cupola
surmounted by a weathercock of ornamental iron-work. The ground floor east
and west sides have 5 semi-circular-headed stone keystoned windows while in
the 1st floor are five 2-light mullioned and transomed wood windows in moulded
stone frames. In the east and west roof pitches are 4 dormer windows and in
north and south ends of the roof is a dormer window with a broken pediment.
Band at 1st floor. Wesley preached here, 1784.

Listing NGR: SP5843536809

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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