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Description: Town Hall
Date Listed: 24 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 261872
OS Grid Reference: ST6776418634
OS Grid Coordinates: 367764, 118634
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9662, -2.4604
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ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP HIGH STREET (South side)
12/136 Town Hall
Town Hall, formerly market hall. C18. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables and behind low parapets.
Two storeys; 3 bays long, 1 bay wide, with an early C20 extension across more than 2 bays on South side. Plinth,
cornice, pilasters marking each bay with triglyph and guttae caps. Semi-circular arches to ground floor, with impost
moulds and keystones: to first floor 9-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds: arches now ashlar filled, with small
boarded door on East face, semi-circular 5 light windows to 2 upper arches on North side, and on South side the
remaining exposed arch is blocked with boarding and a wicket door: East gable has a small open pedimented bell turret,
and an octagonal clock face set in the gable: open shelter in South angle. The extension is in simpler detail, rendered
on a lias stone plinth, with hipped Welsh slate roof. Interior not seen. Built as a market hall, with open arches
below, it was used as a National Charity School before becoming the Town Hall. (EDB, Guide to the Parish Church of
Milborne Port, 1971).
Listing NGR: ST6776618634
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Source: English Heritage
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