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Former Mossley Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Mossley, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.5151 / 53°30'54"N

Longitude: -2.0425 / 2°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 397280

OS Northings: 402049

OS Grid: SD972020

Mapcode National: GBR GW5S.LN

Mapcode Global: WHB9C.LXL3

Entry Name: Former Mossley Town Hall

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068044

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212588

Location: Mossley, Tameside, OL5

County: Tameside

Civil Parish: Mossley

Built-Up Area: Mossley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Mossley St George

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/128 Former Mossley
22.11.66 Town Hall


Town hall, originally a private house and now disused.
1862. W. Williamson for George Mayall. Ashlar with slate
roof. Large asymmetrical plan of 8 bays and 2 storeys
executed in an Italianate style. Projecting plinth, first
floor band and sill band, enriched modillion eaves cornice,
and rusticated quoins. Bay 3, which projects and is gabled
with an open pediment has a tripartite ground floor window
and a first floor window with open segmental pediment. The
porch in bay 2 also projects and has semi-circular keystone
arches on square piers with banded rustication and small
polished granite columns, carved panels, bracketed cornice
and pierced parapet with corner urns. Other windows are
generally sashes with moulded surrounds on the ground floor
and with round heads on the first (none have glazing bars).
Grouped chimney stacks with cornices. The sides and rear
are treated similarly but in a less grand manner.

Listing NGR: SD9728002049

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

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