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Description: Town Hall Buildings
Date Listed: 29 December 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 290805
OS Grid Reference: SU8400746914
OS Grid Coordinates: 484007, 146914
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2153, -0.7986
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1099 THE BOROUGH
(North West Side)
Nos 1 to 5 (consec)
Town Hall Buildings
SU 8346 NE 5/45A
SU 8446 NW 6/45A
Forms a block with No 77 Castle Street; this is linked at the east end to the
Bailiffs' Hall (No 6 Town Hall Buildings, qv). 2 storeys. Free C18 style
with open arcaded ground floor treatment and upper parts of brick. Nos 1 and
2:- 4 bays. 3 4-light dormer casements. Heavy modillion eaves cornice. On
ground floor, arcade of Corinthian columns in antis; entablature; large plain
rectangular coffers in arcade soffit.
No 3:- 3 window bays. One 4-light dormer casement. Enriched coved plaster
cornice. On ground floor, arcade of 3 round-headed openings supported on Doric
columns; groined vaulting to soffit.
Nos 4 and 5:- 3 bays. lst floor recessed behind balustrades parapet of ground
floor arcade. Centre lst floor opening has a shell-headed canopy supported
on 2 pairs of ornate cut scroll brackets, with a narrow section of balustrading
above, immediately below eaves. Segmental headed windows to either side.
Ground floor arcade of Ionic columns with pediment and balustraded parapet.
In soffit of arcade, C17 style panelling with motifs of fruit and flowers.
Nos 1 to 9 (consec) (including No 1A), and Nos 1 to 6 Town Hall Buildings (The
Borough), Nos 1 and 77 Castle Street, the listed buildings from Nos 108 to
122 (consec) West Street, all form a group.
Listing NGR: SU8400246912
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Source: English Heritage
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