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Town Hall, with Attached Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2628 / 51°15'45"N

Longitude: -1.087 / 1°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 463798

OS Northings: 151906

OS Grid: SU637519

Mapcode National: GBR B6H.N11

Mapcode Global: VHD08.3JPB

Entry Name: Town Hall, with Attached Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 6 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 137930

Location: Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG21

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Town: Basingstoke and Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Eastrop

Built-Up Area: Basingstoke

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Basingstoke

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


Town Hall, with
attached drinking

- II

1835. A symmetrical facade of classical form; 2 storeys, 5 1st floor windows.
Stucco walling: the parapet has a moulded coping and a stepped panel above a fully
moulded cornice and plain frieze, the centre (above the cornice) being raised to
accommodate a decorative cartouche between pilasters. At each side there are
pilasters, passing through the 1st floor stage which is marked by a moulded cill
band and plinth, resting on a cornice and frieze, a plain ground floor stage is
divided between aide and central entrance by ½ columns separating coupled arched
windows above panels; the arched doorway is part of a Tuscan porch (of 2 column
2 pilasters) with a balustered parapet. The upper windows have an architrave
below a cornice and pulvinated frieze Victorian sashes to 1st floor, casements on
ground floor. The classical form continues for 2 bays at each end (facing Church
Street and Wote Street), extending a further 2 bays in red brickwork. C19 drinking
fountain to rear, (temporarily removed at time of re-survey).

Listing NGR: SU6223851421

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