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The Old Town Hall, Including Lock Up, Stocks and Whipping Post, Brading

Description: The Old Town Hall, Including Lock Up, Stocks and Whipping Post

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 310127

OS Grid Reference: SZ6064087302
OS Grid Coordinates: 460640, 87302
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6822, -1.1430

Location: 2 Quay Lane, Brading, Isle of Wight PO36 0DQ

Locality: Brading
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO36 0DQ

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Listing Text

SZ6088 HIGH STREET (East side)
1352-0/6/215 The Old Town Hall, inc Lock-up,
18/01/67 stocks and whipping post

Town Hall incorporating lock-up, stocks and whipping post. C17
in origin, altered in C18 and restored in 1875. Ground floor
left side stone rubble, right side 1st floor red brick has red
brick arcade, the rear part is of Isle of Wight stone rubble.
South gable has C19 applied framing in eclectic design. Old
tiled roof with C19 iron weathervane. Front elevation is
partly stone with 2 C18 round-headed brick arches with
cross-shaped iron tie. Stringcourse. 2 casements with leaded
lights and cogged cornice below. Open ground floor has stone
flagstones. C17 lock-up to left hand side with iron grille
over door with 3 diamond shaped bars. Wooden door of
horizontal planks.
Interior has wooden bench, the bottom part probably C17 the
upper part renewed in C19. Right hand side has whipping post
up to ceiling, a chamfered post with lambs-tongue stops and
holes for inserting chains. Beside this the-wooden stocks, C17
or C18 in two pieces on wooden supports. Unusually five holes.
Half winder stair to upper room which has early C19 stone
fireplace with pilasters. Roof of 1875 with through purlins
and queen struts. First floor was the meeting place of the
bailiffs and burgesses of Brading until the C18 when it was
converted into a school. Brown's print of 1821 shows the
building was originally timber framed on the first floor with
diagonal tension braces.

Listing NGR: SZ6063887303

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Source: English Heritage

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