Description: Former Town Hall [owners Newport (Salop) Market and Trading Company]
Date Listed: 29 June 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 255429
OS Grid Reference: SJ7458619107
OS Grid Coordinates: 374586, 319107
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7690, -2.3781
ST MARY STREET
Former Town Hall
[Owners Newport (Salop)
SJ 741 Market and Trading Company]
SJ 7419 SE 1/103
Now divided into 8 shops. Bated 1860. Architect: J Cobb. Debased Italianate
style. Painted brick with stone dressings; 2 storeys; a slightly projecting
bay at either side with pediment (one window); 4 windows to centre; windows
in moulded architraves with semi-circular heads, the outers with cornices surmounted
by scroll cresting; quoins, those to ground storey vermiculated; moulded sill
and floor bands; plain frieze; moulded eaves cornice on brackets; parapet with
inset balustrading, and clock at centre in surround with moulded stucco scrolls
and garlands, and surmounted by lion-head keyblock and segmental pediment.
Ground storey altered with inset modern shop fronts.
Listing NGR: SJ7458619107
Source: English Heritage
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