Survey Data

Reg No

21400837


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Artistic Historical Social


Original Use

Town/county hall


Date

1870 - 1890


Coordinates

96539, 90713


Date Recorded

28/11/2005


Date Updated

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Description

Terraced five-bay two-storey former town hall, built c. 1880, with round-headed rusticated integral carriage arch to centre having keystones and Dutch gablet to centre having clock. Extensively renovated in latter part of twentieth century with group of timber pilaster shopfronts inserted to ground floor. Pitched slate roof with clay ridge tiles and parapets to facade with sandstone pinnacles to either end of facade and ball finials flanking centre bay. Red brick English bond walls with projecting plinth, brick dentilated cornice, red sandstone parapet coping and curvilinear pediment gable to centre bay with sandstone dressings. Flush red sandstone sills and surrounds to openings. Sandstone cornices to end bays at first floor. Brick relieving arches. Red sandstone rusticated architrave.