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Latitude: 51.8711 / 51°52'15"N
Longitude: 0.1588 / 0°9'31"E
OS Eastings: 548720
OS Northings: 221368
OS Grid: TL487213
Mapcode National: GBR LCD.QZ0
Mapcode Global: VHHLV.P7TG
Entry Name: Halifax Building Society
Listing Date: 18 October 1949
Last Amended: 11 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 160946
Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23
District: East Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford
Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Bishops Stortford
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5253 MARKET STREET
(formerly listed as
Corn Exchange under
TL 4821 SE:3/54 18.10.49
1828 by L Vulliamy. Greek Revival. Painted Roman cement. Three storeys, consisting
of 2-storey centre block on larger single storey podium. Main block, rectangular plan
on east-west axis. Two-storey Ionic porticoes on north and east side and continuous
entablature. North portico of 4 columns and 2 square end pilasters, sash windows
within and central pedimented door porch with acroteria. Tympanum has reclining
figures and clock. Flanking single first floor sash windows. East portico of 2
columns in antis. Iron rail balcony. South front has central pedimented projection
with pilasters and first and second floor sash windows and flanking single first floor
sash windows. West elevation has similar projection but 3 bay. Podium has banded
rustication on south with segmental headed windows and pedimented corner door. A late
C19 alteration of earlier base. North podium, modern restoration with carved balcony
on cast iron palmette columns. Modern railings. Important focal point in town
centre. (Pevsner 2nd Ed Rev (1977) 102).
Listing NGR: TL4872021368
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