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Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5374 / 51°32'14"N

Longitude: -0.9064 / 0°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 475946

OS Northings: 182620

OS Grid: SU759826

Mapcode National: GBR C4R.KNQ

Mapcode Global: VHDWG.7MP9

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047802

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246213

Location: Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, RG9

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Henley-on-Thames

Built-Up Area: Henley-on-Thames

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Henley-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


1. MARKET PLACE
5355
Town Hall
SU 7582 1/65 25.1.51

II GV

The Town Hall shall be upgraded to" GRADE II*"]

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1. MARKET PLACE
5355
Town Hall
SU 7582 1/65 25.1.51

II GV

The entry shall be amended to read:-

SU 7582 HENLEY-ON-THAMES MARKET PLACE

1/65 Town Hall
25.1.51

GV II*
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1. MARKET PLACE
5355
Town Hall
SU 7582 1/65 25.1.51.

II GV

2.
1899-1900. Architect Henry T Hare. Red brick with stone dressings.
Hipped slate roof with central cupola surmounted by gold ball and weather
vane. Central postion advanced under stone pediment with cornice and
bas relief heraldic carving in tympanum. Central Venetian window with
stone architrave breaks through eaves cornice below. Flanking double
pilasters of Ionic order above stone plinth which carries War Memorial
tablets either side of central doorway. Door set under shouldered, round
headed, stone arch and approached by a flight of steps. Narrow flanking
windows in recessed side walls in basement and floor above - otherwise
blank. This facade occupies a very prominent position in the town, closing
the western end of the vista along Hunt Street and Market Place. 11 bay
side facades. Each end advanced under pediment. Rear elevation also
with central pediment.

The Town Hall forms the focus of a group consisting of Nos 5 to 31 (odd),
No 10 and Nos 20 to 36 (even) including the barn at the rear of Nos 32
to 34 (even) Market Place. It also is part of a second Market Place group
consisting of Nos 50 to 52, Nos 62 to 66 (even) and Nos 35 to 63 (odd)
including the buildings at the rear of No 37.


Listing NGR: SU7594082622


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 17 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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