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Guildhall

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Matthew's, Walsall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5832 / 52°34'59"N

Longitude: -1.9789 / 1°58'43"W

OS Eastings: 401528

OS Northings: 298378

OS Grid: SP015983

Mapcode National: GBR 2F2.YW

Mapcode Global: WHBG1.KBWH

Entry Name: Guildhall

Listing Date: 13 September 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076399

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219088

Location: Walsall, WS1

County: Walsall

Electoral Ward/Division: St Matthew's

Built-Up Area: Walsall

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Walsall St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

WALSALL MB HIGH STREET (north side)
SP 01 98 SE
16/48 Guildhall
13.09.82
GV II*

Guildhall. 1867, by G B Nichols, now being converted into shops (September
1985). Sandstone. Classical style. Built on sloping site, of two storeys
divided by entablature, with basement at left-hand side. Six bays. Outer
bays project and are flanked by pilasters, other bays divided by engaged columns:
Doric on the ground floor and Composite above. Ground floor rusticated.
Windows have round heads, moulded imposts, and angle shafts. Those on the
ground floor have carved masks, those above have keystones. Left-hand bay
has two windows, one above the other, with flat heads. The second bay is
narrow and has a doorway with stepped keystone. Above is an oeil-de-boeuf.
On the first floor is a niche for a statue. The right-hand bay has a doorway
with round head, moulded imposts, and mask. The right-hand return wall, facing
Goodall Street, is of three bays and is treated in a similar manner, except that
the bays of the first floor are divided by Doric pilasters. (Fink, D: Walsall
Guildhall, Walsall Local History Paper, No 4, 1984).


Listing NGR: SP0152898378

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