Description: Town Hall
Date Listed: 24 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 321780
OS Grid Reference: SE1114290510
OS Grid Coordinates: 411142, 490510
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3101, -1.8302
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SE 19 SW LEYBURN MARKET PLACE
12/31 Town Hall
Town Hall. Dated 1856 on gables, perhaps incorporating an earlier building.
For Lord Bolton. Rendered with ashlar dressings, Welsh slate roof.
2 storeys, 5 x 2 bays. Rusticated quoins, ashlar plinth. In centre of each
facade a doorway with cornice supported on consoles, that to west converted
to window, those to north and east with cast-iron balustered railing to
steps. Ground floor: sash windows with glazing bars, those to west and some
to south altered into shop windows. Ashlar band. On first floor: larger
sash windows with glazing bars to court room. Rendered cornice, blind
parapet. Corniced ashlar stacks at ends and between bays 1 and 2, 4 and 5.
The building is an important townscape feature of the Market Place.
Listing NGR: SE1114290510
Source: English Heritage
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