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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle, Bedford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1354 / 52°8'7"N

Longitude: -0.4685 / 0°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 504919

OS Northings: 249674

OS Grid: TL049496

Mapcode National: GBR G25.2CG

Mapcode Global: VHFQ7.TLPB

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 6 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35565

Location: Bedford, MK40

County: Bedford

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Bedford

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bedford St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
831 SAINT PAUL'S SQUARE
(West Side)

Town Hall
TL 0449 1/50 6.6.52.

II


2.
1767 refacing of Tudor building by Isaac Clayson, further refaced with
additions 1861. Ashlar with cornice and parapet. Slight central projec-
tion with pediment. 2 storeys, 1: 2: 1 windows in architraves. Central
door in architrave with pediment. Semi-circular round arched niche above
door contains statue (by Benjamin Palmer) of Sir William Harpur, 1767,
benefactor of Grammar School formerly occupying building.


Listing NGR: TL0491949674

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