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Latitude: 51.0056 / 51°0'20"N
Longitude: -2.1971 / 2°11'49"W
OS Eastings: 386268
OS Northings: 122933
OS Grid: ST862229
Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.WWP
Mapcode Global: FRA 668G.CVQ
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 20 June 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1108741
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102044
Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Shaftesbury
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 8622 2/59
HIGH STREET (South Side)
Built by Richard, Marquess of Westminster, in 1837. Tower 1879, rebuilt
1925. Ground floor reconstructed 1926. Stone ashlar building with 5-window
fronts, that to High Street being 2-storey, and that to Gold Hill, where
the ground falls away, 3-storey. Castellated parapets, Small central
tower has open pediment and clock. The windows are mostly 5-light casements
with Gothic heads to lights and diagonal glazing-bars, On the lower floors
the openings have 5-centred heads, those to the lower ground floor facing
Gold Hill having wrought-iron gates. Facing High Street there is a central
castellated porch and contemporary railings.
The Town Hall Church of St Peter, The Mitre Inn and Nos 25 to 31 (odd)
form a group.
Listing NGR: ST8627222940
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