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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Milborne Port, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9662 / 50°57'58"N

Longitude: -2.4604 / 2°27'37"W

OS Eastings: 367764

OS Northings: 118635

OS Grid: ST677186

Mapcode National: GBR MX.MGGH

Mapcode Global: FRA 56QK.C8L

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 24 March 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1174867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261872

Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Milborne Port

Built-Up Area: Milborne Port

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP HIGH STREET (South side)

12/136 Town Hall

24.3.61

GV II

Town Hall, formerly market hall. C18. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables and behind low parapets.
Two storeys; 3 bays long, 1 bay wide, with an early C20 extension across more than 2 bays on South side. Plinth,
cornice, pilasters marking each bay with triglyph and guttae caps. Semi-circular arches to ground floor, with impost
moulds and keystones: to first floor 9-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds: arches now ashlar filled, with small
boarded door on East face, semi-circular 5 light windows to 2 upper arches on North side, and on South side the
remaining exposed arch is blocked with boarding and a wicket door: East gable has a small open pedimented bell turret,
and an octagonal clock face set in the gable: open shelter in South angle. The extension is in simpler detail, rendered
on a lias stone plinth, with hipped Welsh slate roof. Interior not seen. Built as a market hall, with open arches
below, it was used as a National Charity School before becoming the Town Hall. (EDB, Guide to the Parish Church of
Milborne Port, 1971).


Listing NGR: ST6776618634

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