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Town Hall (Sessions House)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sleaford, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9995 / 52°59'58"N

Longitude: -0.4101 / 0°24'36"W

OS Eastings: 506795

OS Northings: 345870

OS Grid: TF067458

Mapcode National: GBR FQL.YZN

Mapcode Global: WHGK6.NVXW

Entry Name: Town Hall (Sessions House)

Listing Date: 16 July 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191808

Location: Sleaford, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

District: North Kesteven

Civil Parish: Sleaford

Built-Up Area: Sleaford

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Sleaford St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

1.
5312 MARKET PLACE
(West Side) )
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16.7.49. Town Hall (Sessions House).
No 1,

TF 0645 1/32

II* GV

2.
1831 by local architect H E Kendall. Gothic. 2 storeys in ashlar. 1st floor
has 5 windows of 4 lights, mullion and transom and quatrefoil, under arched dripmould
Right hand corner has rectangular dripmould and slightly different window. Arcaded
ground floor of 6 4-centred arches to Market Place, with moulded labels and embattled
string. Full-height buttresses at angles, and between end bays and centre 3
with 'Gothic' canopies and capping at 1st floor height. Moulded corbel table
and embattled parapet. Extension to right (No 1) is later but of similar style.
3 storeys. Embattled parapet with end turret to right. 3 windows, chamfered
surrounds, Gothic glazing. Centre window on lst floor is shallow canted bay
with centre light only and embattled parapet. Ground floor has 2 arched windows
and arched doorway with Gothic fanlight and plain door. Buttresses to 1st floor
level.

Forms a group with the Drinking Fountain in the centre of Market Place


Listing NGR: TF0679845872

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