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Market House

A Grade II Listed Building in Garstang, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9004 / 53°54'1"N

Longitude: -2.7741 / 2°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 349232

OS Northings: 445196

OS Grid: SD492451

Mapcode National: GBR 9R2B.6K

Mapcode Global: WH850.C776

Entry Name: Market House

Listing Date: 16 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072906

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185508

Location: Garstang, Wyre, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Garstang

Built-Up Area: Garstang

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Garstang St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

GARSTANG HIGH STREET
SD 44 NE
4/114 Market House,
16.12.1952
GV II
Town Hall, now used as shops and club, 1755-64. Brick with sandstone
dressings and hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with chamfered quoins,
band, and cornice. Ground floor has 3 round arches linked by impost band.
The outer ones are smaller, now contain windows, and have keystones. In
the middle is a wide entrance with keystone and alternately projecting
voussoirs. The 1st floor windows are sashed with glazing bars and are
linked by a sill band. The outer ones have stone surrounds, pulvinated
friezes, and cornices. The central one has an architrave, pulvinated
frieze, and pediment. A plaque within an apron commemorates the Jubilee of
Queen Victoria in 1887. Above the central bay and set back behind the
cornice is a timber cupola with clock. Each return wall has one bay
treated in a manner similar to the outer bays of the front facade.


Listing NGR: SD4923245196

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