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The Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hythe, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0716 / 51°4'17"N

Longitude: 1.0845 / 1°5'4"E

OS Eastings: 616188

OS Northings: 134782

OS Grid: TR161347

Mapcode National: GBR V0L.R0X

Mapcode Global: FRA F659.0CG

Entry Name: The Town Hall

Listing Date: 3 January 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175109

Location: Hythe, Shepway, Kent, CT21

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Hythe

Built-Up Area: Hythe

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
1253 HIGH STREET
(North Side)

The Town Hall

TR 1634 NW 2/8 3.1.50

II* GV


2.
Built in 1794. The ground floor was the open Market, which consists of a carriage
entrance at each end, flanked by a stone wall fronted with rusticated stuccoed
quoins and between these carriage entrances an arcade of 2 rows of 4 Tuscan
stone columns. The 1st floor contains the Council Chamber or Guildhall. Stuccoed.
5 windows, The 3 centre window bays project slightly. Long and short quoins
to this centre projection and to both sides of the wings. Cornice and parapet
with pediment in the parapet over the centre projection. Slate roof. Tall
sash windows with glazing-bars intact. Clock on brackets projecting from the
tympanum of the pediment, presumably added later. The Council Chamber has a
fine marble fireplace with Ionic half-columns, and festoons and a festooned
overmantal to the door.

Nos 67 to 79 (odd) and Town Hall form a group.

Listing NGR: TR1619234786

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

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