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Town Hall and Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Burslem Central, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0466 / 53°2'47"N

Longitude: -2.1968 / 2°11'48"W

OS Eastings: 386904

OS Northings: 349943

OS Grid: SJ869499

Mapcode National: GBR MG2.1D

Mapcode Global: WHBCM.7P58

Entry Name: Town Hall and Theatre

Listing Date: 19 April 1972

Last Amended: 15 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195877

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384520

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, ST6

County: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Electoral Ward/Division: Burslem Central

Built-Up Area: Stoke-on-Trent

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Sneyd Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


STOKE ON TRENT

SJ8649NE WEDGWOOD PLACE, Burslem
613-1/10/26 (East side)
19/04/72 Town Hall and Theatre
(Formerly Listed as:
WEDGWOOD PLACE, Burslem
Town Hall)

GV II

Town Hall and theatre. 1911. By Russell and Cooper. Ashlar
faced, brick to rear. Entrance block with full-height portico
divided by 3 pairs of Corinthian columns carrying the
entablature, cornice and pierced balustrade. Doorway in each
of the 3 bays, with moulded architraves. This central section
is flanked by 2 advanced wings with recessed stone panels in
moulded architraves and semi-circular window. Curved parapet
to lower flanking bay with oculi. Above the cornice, a massive
attic storey with shell motif in relief in the projecting
outer sections. Adjoining to the south, a 2-storeyed range of
10 bays with narrow 15-pane sash windows in stone architrave
and doorway with moulded architrave and fanlight in coved
arch. Ironwork balcony above the doorway carried on stone
brackets to full-height window in stressed architrave. Moulded
parapet eaves cornice.


Listing NGR: SJ8690449943

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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