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Town Hall and Corn Exchange

A Grade I Listed Building in Blandford Forum, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.8564 / 50°51'22"N

Longitude: -2.1648 / 2°9'53"W

OS Eastings: 388494

OS Northings: 106328

OS Grid: ST884063

Mapcode National: GBR 1ZG.CGG

Mapcode Global: FRA 66CT.SJM

Entry Name: Town Hall and Corn Exchange

Listing Date: 27 October 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102198

Location: Blandford Forum, North Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Blandford Forum

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Blandford Forum St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

1.
865 MARKET PLACE
(North Side)
Town Hall and
Corn Exchange
ST 8806 1/50 27.10.50.

I GV


2.
Portland stone ashlar front. Signed "Bastard, Architect" and dated 1734. Frieze.
2 storey 3 window front, enriched cornice and pediment. Draped stone vases to
pediment and quoin parapets. Clock in tympanum. The three lst floor windows
have moulded architraves, enriched pulvinated friezes, and pediments, the central
one being segmental. Moulded strings. The ground floor has 3 semi-circular
arches with moulded imposts and archivolts leading to open portico, formerly
a market. The front room on the Ist floor has some original fittings and also
portraits of the Bastards. Behind is a mid-Victorian Corn Exchange with interesting
elliptical roof-trusses. Gates to semi-circular arches in portico.

All the listed buildings in Market Place, and Nos 59 to 73 (odd) East Street,
Conyer's Filling Station, Nos 1 to 7 (odd), Nos 2 to 8 (even) and No 12 West
Street, and Church of St Peter and St Paul form a group.


Listing NGR: ST8849406328

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