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Town Hall, Shobnall

Description: Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 273005

OS Grid Reference: SK2400123438
OS Grid Coordinates: 424001, 323438
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8080, -1.6454

Locality: Shobnall
Local Authority: East Staffordshire Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE14 2EF

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Listing Text

Town Hall
SK 2323 SE 5/95
SK 22 SW 6/95


1878 and later. Gothic style. Red brick with stone dressings. The original
portion built by Reginald Churchill for Michael Thomas Bass. 2 storeys with
gables. Each bay has a 3-light window in foil-headed stone surround with mullions
and transom, the lights with foil heads and quatrefoil panels below; elaborate
decoration with bands of blind quatrefoils at 1st storey and to parapet; coped
gabled and stone piers with pnnacles supporting figures of lions bearing standards.
Later portion, on left-hand side, is of 1894 and in similar style, with clock
tower and doorway below in stone surround and with wrought iron porte-cochere.
2-storeyed wing to left is of 3 bays, each with 3-light stone mullioned window,
the centre bay projecting and with gable and angled buttresses. Elaborate
single-storeyed wing on left-hand side containing Concert Hall has various
projecting gabled bays with pointed arched windows and an arched doorway to
right. Tiled roofs.

Listing NGR: SK2400123438

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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