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The Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Westbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.2627 / 51°15'45"N

Longitude: -2.1821 / 2°10'55"W

OS Eastings: 387392

OS Northings: 151524

OS Grid: ST873515

Mapcode National: GBR 1TF.M5F

Mapcode Global: VH979.4J8B

Entry Name: The Town Hall

Listing Date: 29 December 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 313149

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westbury

Built-Up Area: Westbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westbury

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(East Side)
The Town Hall
ST 8751 NW 3/35 29.12.50.


Early C19. Inscription on frieze reads "Built by Sir Massey Lopes Baronet,
Recorder of this Borough, Anno Domini MDCCCXV". 2 storeys. Bath stone ashlar
cleaned and restored. Hipped slate roof. 3 bays Colonnaded ground floor
divided by rusticated piers with 2 Roman Doric columns in each bay to support
entablature (wooden). 3 modern shops within colonnade. Centre bay of 1st
floor projects slightly, each bay with an arched recess with moulded architraves
and moulded string at springing. The central recess contains an arched panel
with a clock face. The flanking recesses each have arched windows with narrow
margins and radiating glazing. Balustered aprons to 1st floor recesses, capping
carried on as let floor cill band. Plain frieze with curved inscription,
small moulded cornice and blocking course. The centre block has moulded pediment
with the Lopes Arms carved in stone in the tympanum. End elevations each
have one similar recessed window on the 1st floor; colonnade also returned.

Listing NGR: ST8739651526

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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