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Runcorn Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Grange, Halton

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Latitude: 53.3336 / 53°20'1"N

Longitude: -2.7237 / 2°43'25"W

OS Eastings: 351904

OS Northings: 382101

OS Grid: SJ519821

Mapcode National: GBR 9YFW.4P

Mapcode Global: WH87R.4G8Q

Plus Code: 9C5V87MG+FG

Entry Name: Runcorn Town Hall

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1104859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56029

Location: Grange, Halton, WA7

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Grange

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Runcorn

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Runcorn Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: City hall

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5/71 Runcorn Town Hall


Mansion in private park by Charles Verelst (formerly Reed) 1853-6, now
Council Offices. Rendered with slate roof. Two storey Italianate
Villa with belvedere tower rising to four storeys. Three bay facade
plus tower. The centre bay has Tuscan portico with open balustrade
above. Bay between tower and portico has triple round headed window
with console keystones supporting balcony with open balustrade.
Rusticated quoins and tower fully rusticated to first floor level.
Heavy modillion eaves cornice taken across face of the tower at main
building eaves level. The tower has triple openings flanked by
pilasters on all faces at upper level. Windows are double casements
at ground floor, sashes above some with decorative semi-circular
features to heads.
Interior: Entrance Hall has geometrical staircase with cast iron
balusters, large window glazed in a Venetian arrangement, Ionic
columns to internal doorway and large console bracket cornice. The
Council Chamber, Meeting Room and Members' Room have good plaster
cornices and wall treatment.

Listing NGR: SJ5190482101

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