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The Town Hall, Wiveliscombe

Description: The Town Hall

Grade: II
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

Location: The Square, Wiveliscombe, Somerset TA4 2JT

Locality: Wiveliscombe
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 2JT

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Listing Text


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

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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