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The Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3455 / 51°20'43"N

Longitude: -2.9775 / 2°58'38"W

OS Eastings: 332015

OS Northings: 161171

OS Grid: ST320611

Mapcode National: GBR J6.VHRK

Mapcode Global: VH7CK.BFSV

Entry Name: The Town Hall

Listing Date: 19 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138148

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33260

Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare

Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The Town Hall
ST 3261 SW 11/57
Begun. late 1850's by J M Ison of Bath; extended and enlarged 1897 by Hans Price;
north front 1927. Ashlar, slate roof. Walliscote Road elevation: (except end 3
windows which are the return of the Oxford Street elevation) 1897. Asymmetrical
composition. Tall, set-back square clock tower, rubble with bands of ashlar ending
in elaborate 2-stage roof. Main entrance block has advanced central section with
arcaded porte-cochere; gabled upper section with corner pilasters, carved finials:
central group of 4 round arched windows flanked by columns. To either side, 3 round-
headed windows. Balustraded parapet. At south, wing breaks forward. Two storeys
and attic. Eight round-headed windows. Gabled central dormer with pediment and oculus.
Doorway framed by aedicule with open segmental pediment. Oxford Street elevation: 1927.
Symmetrical classical block 9 windows, glazing bar sashes in deep reveals. End
pavilions advanced with rusticated pilaster strips and ground floor windows in aedicules
with pediment. Recessed central window with Ionic columns, balcony. Cornice and

Listing NGR: ST3201561171

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