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The Old Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6382 / 50°38'17"N

Longitude: -2.0575 / 2°3'26"W

OS Eastings: 396032

OS Northings: 82053

OS Grid: SY960820

Mapcode National: GBR 33G.W39

Mapcode Global: FRA 67LD.09B

Entry Name: The Old Town Hall

Listing Date: 20 November 1959

Last Amended: 10 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109291

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Built-Up Area: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CORFE CASTLE WEST STREET ( East side )
SY 96 82
7/139 The Old Town Hall (formerly
listed as Town Hall)
20.11.59
GV II*
Former Town Hall, ground floor now used as Museum. C17 origin, largely rebuilt
c1774. Walls of rubble stone up to first floor level and brick above; plat band
at first floor level. Stone slate roof. Elevation to road has, on ground floor,
2 panelled doors, one stone mullioned window with lead lights, and a small plain
window. First floor has 2 round-headed windows with lead lights in stone surrounds
with projecting keystones. Similar window in north gable wall. First floor room -
the former Council Chamber, has ornamental plaster cornice. (RCHM, Monument 4.
Dorset. Vol. II).


Listing NGR: SY9603282053

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