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The Old Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9942 / 53°59'39"N

Longitude: -1.5469 / 1°32'48"W

OS Eastings: 429805

OS Northings: 455449

OS Grid: SE298554

Mapcode National: GBR KQM7.XX

Mapcode Global: WHC8F.6VNT

Entry Name: The Old Town Hall

Listing Date: 4 February 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293862

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329963

Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Town: Harrogate

Electoral Ward/Division: Low Harrogate

Built-Up Area: Harrogate

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Harrogate St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text



1.
5338 SWAN ROAD
(East Side)

No 31 (The old Town Hall)
SE 2455 12/175

II GV


2.
Circa 1805, formerly the Victoria Rooms and used as Assembly Rooms; rebuilt circa
1875. by J Hiscox. Symmetrical storey facade of 5 bays with slightly projecting
entrance bay and corner pvailions. Hipped slated roof with balustraded parapet;
pavilions with steep ashlar fishtail slate roofs of French type with ornamental cast
iron crestings. Grit stone ashlar. Pavilions with Cornithian pilasters carrying
continuous entablature. Round-arched windows with bays, archivolts and carved
imposts. Cornithian portico in antis with Borough Arms in tympanum of pediments;
arched doorway with fanlight. Interior with 5 bay Assembly Room with coved cornice
and arched windows. At rear the building incorporates early C19 house of 3 storeys
with 3 windows (centved bay blank); slate roof, squared, coursed grit stone rubble;
sash windows with exposed boxing and some glazing bars; recessed doorway with
panelled door.

Nos 31 to 39 (odd) form a group with the return of No 1 Crescent Road.


Listing NGR: SE2980555449

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

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