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The Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Marlborough, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4215 / 51°25'17"N

Longitude: -1.7299 / 1°43'47"W

OS Eastings: 418875

OS Northings: 169196

OS Grid: SU188691

Mapcode National: GBR 4X2.TQ6

Mapcode Global: VHB46.YJTN

Entry Name: The Town Hall

Listing Date: 21 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310346

Location: Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Marlborough

Built-Up Area: Marlborough

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5407
(East End)
CENTRE ISLAND
The Town Hall
SU 1869 1/1
II GV
2. .
1902 C E Ponting Architect. Freehandling of William and Mary and Renaissance
styles. 2 storeys, brick plinth with brick ground floor and roughcast lst floor
with brick quoins and dressings. String courses of brick. Steep pitch tiled
roof with projecting bracketed moulded cornice. Domed arcaded lantern on ridge.
Pedimented dormers. Main front is side elevation facing down High Street. Elaborate
stone centrepiece with paired squat Doric columns on pedestals with vertical
entablatures as imposts to entrance arch with keystones. Heavy scrolled brackets
above to large renaissance bay windows with mullioned transomed lights, balcony
and parapet balustrade. Elaborate stone armorial feature above. Either side
of entrance on ground floor are large round headed windows with stone imposts
architrave and keystone, inset panelled balustrade below sills. Dominating position
closing High Street vista.
The Town Hall form a group with Nos 1 to 12 (consec) and Nos 131 to 144
(consec) and Midland Bank.


Listing NGR: SU1888069196

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