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Latitude: 51.2302 / 51°13'48"N
Longitude: -1.3391 / 1°20'20"W
OS Eastings: 446243
OS Northings: 148095
OS Grid: SU462480
Mapcode National: GBR 83W.XYW
Mapcode Global: VHD09.QBYS
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 10 January 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1092680
English Heritage Legacy ID: 139400
Location: Whitchurch, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG28
District: Basingstoke and Deane
Civil Parish: Whitchurch
Built-Up Area: Whitchurch
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Tufton with Litchfield
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
5229 WHITCHURCH NEWBURY STREET
SU 45/4647 10.1.53 Town Hall
Late C18. Two storeys, 1:1.1.1:1 windows. A symmetrical facade (east) with a tall
upper floor, the middle part projecting slightly from the wings, and itself having a
projecting centrepiece. Hipped tile roofing, with a continuous cornice, above which
in the middle part is a parapet with coping, broken in the centre by a steep pediment,
enclosing a clock face. Above the middle gable is a square turret, with corner
pilasters, arched openings with keystone and impost blocks, a cornice and dome, ending
in a wrought-iron weathervane. Red brick walling in Flemish bond, rubbed flat
cambered and round arches, stone cills; stucco features include rustication between
the impost band and plinth, first floor band. Sash windows to the upper floor, the
central wider lights being within a recessed opening below a segmental arch, with
verniculated impost band supporting a plastered panel with a hollow fan design.
Panelled doors are at each wing, and high windows on each side of the central opening
(now a glazed doorway). The other elevations are of red brickwork in English bond
with a flat-roofed modern rear wing behind the north side.
Listing NGR: SU4627248154
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