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Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brackley, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0266 / 52°1'35"N

Longitude: -1.1497 / 1°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 458435

OS Northings: 236809

OS Grid: SP584368

Mapcode National: GBR 8VS.XVJ

Mapcode Global: VHCWK.1B17

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233880

Location: Brackley, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Brackley

Built-Up Area: Brackley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Brackley

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

BRACKLEY MARKET PLACE
1.
5328
(Centre)
Town Hall
SP 5836 1/33 22.4.50.
II*
2.
Built in 1705-6 by Scroop, Earl (afterwards 1st Duke) of Bridgewater, at cost
of £2,000. 2-storeyed ashlar with rusticated quoins, coved cornice and stone
slate hipped roof, in centre of which is a clock tower with an ogee-capped cupola
surmounted by a weathercock of ornamental iron-work. The ground floor east
and west sides have 5 semi-circular-headed stone keystoned windows while in
the 1st floor are five 2-light mullioned and transomed wood windows in moulded
stone frames. In the east and west roof pitches are 4 dormer windows and in
north and south ends of the roof is a dormer window with a broken pediment.
Band at 1st floor. Wesley preached here, 1784.


Listing NGR: SP5843536809

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