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The Market Hall, Longnor

Description: The Market Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 274283

OS Grid Reference: SK0887964940
OS Grid Coordinates: 408879, 364940
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1815, -1.8686

Location: Chapel Street, Longnor, Staffordshire SK17 0NX

Locality: Longnor
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK17 0NX

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Listing Text


5/69 The Market Hall


Market Hall. Dated 1873. Coursed and squared rubble with ashlar quoin
strips and dressings; blue machine tile roof; verge parapets. Of eclectic
style with classical, Gothic and Flemish influences. Single-storey, three-
bay front, outer, recessed 3-light mullioned windows in panels with mod-
illions at head of rebates, frieze and cornice over to parapet, ball
finials at angles; central break to entrance bay taken up to cusped
shaped gable, corniced at shoulders with ball and obelisk finials and
strapwork consoles to flanking parapet; carved stone Crewe and Harpur
arms, armorial emblems and datestone set over painted plaque of market
tariffs, all within gable and over round-arched entrance; moulded
surround and imposts and C20 doors with fanlight. Round-arch windows
to gable ends with simple tracery. Identifies the definitive village
centre, visible from some considerable distance, well set-off against
the church to the north.

Listing NGR: SK0887964940

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Source: English Heritage

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