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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Axbridge, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2871 / 51°17'13"N

Longitude: -2.8168 / 2°49'0"W

OS Eastings: 343132

OS Northings: 154537

OS Grid: ST431545

Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z25B

Mapcode Global: VH7CV.4X65

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268711

Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Axbridge

Built-Up Area: Axbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4354 AXBRIDGE THE SQUARE (South side)

12/55 Town Hall

9.2.61

GV II

Town hall and auction room. Dated on deeds 1830. Rendered, end pilasters, plain first floor band, moulded cornice,
parapet with plain coping breaking forward with centre bay incorporating an open pediment featuring a clock in circular
surround, hipped slate roof. Symmetrical frontage. Two storeys, 1:1:1: bays, tall sash windows with glazing bars to
first floor, that to centre with narrow sidelights; 5-light transomed metal casements to ground floor in segmental
headed openings, that to left altered; ornamental iron grill bars. Broad central segmental-headed door opening,
recessed double 4-panelled doors masked by an outer pair of decorative wrought iron gates; portico with flat
entablature on 2 circular cast-iron colums, frieze with painted lettering: "TOWN HALL". Iron railings to roof of
porticos forming a balcony. Small bell on a wrought iron support to left of parapet. Accounts for the building of the
Town Hall in the Corporation minutes.


Listing NGR: ST4313354536

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