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Town Hall, Thame

Description: Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 June 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 248481

OS Grid Reference: SP7062505932
OS Grid Coordinates: 470625, 205932
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7476, -0.9784

Location: High Street, Thame, Oxfordshire OX9 3DP

Locality: Thame
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX9 3DP

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Listing Text

10/53 Town Hall


Town Hall. 1887 by H.J. Tollit, with early C20 addition to rear. Red brick with
stone dressings; slate roof; brick lateral stacks. Free Style. 2 storeys and
attic; 3-window main front to north-west. Segmental-headed double part-glazed
doors to centre with moulded stone segmental-arched head. Flanking single-light
casements, and casements having stone and brick relieving arch over. Attached
stone Ionic columns, with pulvinated frieze to cornice, support inscribed panel
between ground and first floor. 3-light stone mullion windows to all openings,
those to ground and first floors left and right have horned sashes to lights and
segmental brick and stone relieving arches. Brick pilaster strips with flat
stone banding flank central windows to first floor and attic. Stone panels to
centre between first floor and attic windows. Open pediment gable to attic with
4-centre arched attic window breaking into tympanum flanked by stone
half-obelisks. Clock turret with lead spiret to apex. Side elevations: 2-storey,
4-window ranges with 3-storey-and-attic staircase bays to one end. Arcades of
4-centred arched windows; with stone mullion windows to staircase bays. Interior
not inspected.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, 1979, p.809).

Listing NGR: SP7063105927

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Source: English Heritage

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