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The Guildhall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Thames, London

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Latitude: 51.4084 / 51°24'30"N

Longitude: -0.3061 / 0°18'21"W

OS Eastings: 517912

OS Northings: 169065

OS Grid: TQ179690

Mapcode National: GBR 79.5HJ

Mapcode Global: VHGR8.NV1Q

Entry Name: The Guildhall

Listing Date: 6 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1080065

English Heritage Legacy ID: 203120

Location: Kingston upon Thames, London, KT1

County: London

District: Kingston upon Thames

Electoral Ward/Division: Grove

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints, Kingston-on-Thames

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

1934-5. Maurice Webb. Neo Georgian red brick building with Portland stone dressings and tiled roof. Semi-circular plan. Three storeys with square headed twelve paned windows. Horizontally rusticated stone base. Stone band above first floor. To centre of semi-circular elevation a massive square tower with a low octagonal spire and fluted corner pinnacles. Central entrance in base, of tower. Two storey, round headed window above set in open pedimented stone niche with simplified Corinthian columns rising from corbelled balcony. Pictorial references to the Thames displayed upon keystone inside niche, corbels, capitals and on the iron gates. Crest of Kingston set further up the tower. Marble lined circular entrance hall. Central staircase with original opaque glass semi-spherical lamps. Original wall and hanging lights in south west, council chamber, also of opaque glass with bronze trimming.

Listing NGR: TQ1788669005

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/02/2016

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