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Town Hall House

A Grade II Listed Building in New Romney, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9855 / 50°59'7"N

Longitude: 0.9396 / 0°56'22"E

OS Eastings: 606416

OS Northings: 124790

OS Grid: TR064247

Mapcode National: GBR T07.4CR

Mapcode Global: FRA D6VH.XHW

Entry Name: Town Hall House

Listing Date: 28 August 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175033

Location: New Romney, Shepway, Kent, TN28

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: New Romney

Built-Up Area: New Romney

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

1.
1449 HIGH STREET
(South East Side)

28.8.51 No 35 (Town Hall House).
- A Naval Cannon embedded
in the wall of No 35.
TR 0624 1/30

II GV

2.
Dated 1750. Built as the Town Gaol, or Small-port, as it was called.
Later the residence of the Caretaker of the adjoining Town Gaol. 2 storeys attics and basement painted brick, Tiled roof and 1 hipped dormer. Brick modillion eaves cornice, the bricks inserted diagonally with the points protruding. 2 casement windows with small square leaded panes. The westernmost windows on the ground floor and basement, which presumably communicated with the cells, still have iron grilles over them. Doorcase up 4 steps with a flat hood over and door of 6 fielded panels. Over the doorcase is a cartouche of the town arms, flanked by pilasters forming a frame with a cornice over, and below the name of the Mayor at the date of the erection of the building: Robert Langdon, 1750. Embedded in the left side of the wall is a late C18 or early C19 cast iron naval cannon.

Nos 27 to 43 (odd) form a group.


Listing NGR: TR0641724787

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