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Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whitchurch, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2302 / 51°13'48"N

Longitude: -1.3391 / 1°20'20"W

OS Eastings: 446243

OS Northings: 148095

OS Grid: SU462480

Mapcode National: GBR 83W.XYW

Mapcode Global: VHD09.QBYS

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 10 January 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 139400

Location: Whitchurch, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG28

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Whitchurch

Built-Up Area: Whitchurch (Basingstoke and De

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Tufton with Litchfield

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1.
5229 WHITCHURCH NEWBURY STREET

SU 45/4647 10.1.53 Town Hall
SU 45/4648
5/6

II*


2.
Late C18. Two storeys, 1:1.1.1:1 windows. A symmetrical facade (east) with a tall
upper floor, the middle part projecting slightly from the wings, and itself having a
projecting centrepiece. Hipped tile roofing, with a continuous cornice, above which
in the middle part is a parapet with coping, broken in the centre by a steep pediment,
enclosing a clock face. Above the middle gable is a square turret, with corner
pilasters, arched openings with keystone and impost blocks, a cornice and dome, ending
in a wrought-iron weathervane. Red brick walling in Flemish bond, rubbed flat
cambered and round arches, stone cills; stucco features include rustication between
the impost band and plinth, first floor band. Sash windows to the upper floor, the
central wider lights being within a recessed opening below a segmental arch, with
verniculated impost band supporting a plastered panel with a hollow fan design.
Panelled doors are at each wing, and high windows on each side of the central opening
(now a glazed doorway). The other elevations are of red brickwork in English bond
with a flat-roofed modern rear wing behind the north side.


Listing NGR: SU4627248154

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