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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton-Radstock, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2855 / 51°17'7"N

Longitude: -2.483 / 2°28'58"W

OS Eastings: 366414

OS Northings: 154149

OS Grid: ST664541

Mapcode National: GBR JW.Z84T

Mapcode Global: VH89G.XY6F

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 21 December 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115167

English Heritage Legacy ID: 31949

Location: Norton-Radstock, Bath and North East Somerset, BA3

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Midsomer Norton

Built-Up Area: Midsomer Norton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

1.
5120 HIGH STREET
(south side)
Midsomer-Norton
Town Hall
ST 6654 4/67
II GV
2.
1860 by Thomas Harris Smith. Italianate. Two storeys. Coursed limestone
rubble in varying bands with ashlar quoins and bands and rough-faced battered
sandstone plinth (this has rounded and pointed string over). Hipped slate
roof with moulded brackets to eaves. Arcaded windows on 1st and ground floors
(rounded intrados, pointed extrados on latter with labels), grey and yellow
ashlar quoins. First floor has moulded string and impost strings. Two storey
porch to left: pointed doorway with blind tympanum and label, 1 window on each
face. Main elevation has on 1st floor an arcade of 5 windows with flanking
round headed windows; the arcade has carved caps on engaged shafts. Five windows
on ground floor, the right hand one over 2 doors.
On corner of return to north are 2 levels of nook shafts on lst floor. North
front has arcade of 5 windows on 1st floor (sashes) with free standing columns,
carved caps and a central stone bracketed balcony. Three arches on ground floor,
centre for narrower tall round headed door.


Listing NGR: ST6641454149

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