Description: The Town Hall
Date Listed: 26 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 270163
OS Grid Reference: ST0807027794
OS Grid Coordinates: 308070, 127794
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0421, -3.3126
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ST0827 WIVELISCOMBE CP THE SQUARE (West side)
8/89 The Town Hall
Town Hall, now shops. 1841-2, and mid C20 shopfronts. Architect Richard Carver.
Brick with Welsh slate roofs. Central block 2-storeys and 3-bays, extending back
the depth of the site, with steeply pitched gable roof. Deep wooden eaves form a
pediment at the gable end, tympanum contains a clock, with a brick and wood
bell-cote with bell above. Round headed sash windows with glazing bars and a
string course which is continued around the windows as a hood mould. This
fenestration and string course returned on side fronts. Flanking single storey
wings with hipped roofs behind brick parapets containing C20 shopfronts, except
for extreme left 3:1 bays where original arcades of now painted brick have been
filled with plate glass.
Listing NGR: ST0807027794
Source: English Heritage
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