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The Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Folkestone, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0802 / 51°4'48"N

Longitude: 1.181 / 1°10'51"E

OS Eastings: 622906

OS Northings: 136019

OS Grid: TR229360

Mapcode National: GBR W21.CD4

Mapcode Global: FRA F6C8.FXP

Entry Name: The Guildhall

Listing Date: 11 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175331

Location: Folkestone, Shepway, Kent, CT20

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Folkestone

Built-Up Area: Folkestone

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
5281 GUILDHALL STREET
(North East Side)
FOLKESTONE
The Guildhall
TR 2235 NE 1/115
TR 2236 SE 4/115
II
Begun in 1856 by Joseph Messenger but completed by Whichcord and Blandford.
Dated 1860. 2 storeys Portland stone. Hipped slate roof. Stone balustraded
parapet with clock and curved pediment flanked by console brackets upended.
Modillion cornice. 5 Roman Corinthian Halt columns. 5 windows to the lst floor
with verticals only. Moulded architraves. Alternate curved and triangular pediments
and brackets. Balustrading beneath. The ground floor is rusticated and has 3
round-headed windows with keystones over. Left side entrance similar. Round-headed
doorcase. Tuscan portico with coupled columns. Brick side elevation. Band
between ground and 1st floor with dentils. _


Listing NGR: TR2290636019

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