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Town Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3303 / 52°19'49"N

Longitude: -0.1843 / 0°11'3"W

OS Eastings: 523824

OS Northings: 271797

OS Grid: TL238717

Mapcode National: GBR J2P.VLN

Mapcode Global: VHGLW.RPFG

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 10 January 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53642

Location: Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE29

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Huntingdon

Built-Up Area: Huntingdon

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Huntingdon All Saints with St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

Huntingdon MARKET HILL
1. -----------
5140 Town Hall

TL 2371 2/22 10.1.51.

1745, incorporating earlier fittings and added to and altered in 1817. 3 storeys,
red brick, surmounted by cupola and with portico on ground floor, with paired Tuscan
columns. 2:3:2 bays, the centre set forward with pediment over, this an alteration
of 1817. Sash windows with glazing bars, except ground floor, French casements
over porch. Arched on top floor in centre. East and west fronts have Venetian
windows and a Tuscan loggia on the ground floor, these were added in 1817 for the
meat-market, that on the west now blocked in. The Assembly Room has good pictures
and chandeliers. Late C17 staircase with turned balusters and moulded strings.
Hipped slate roofs, clock in pediment. (RCHM 11).

Listing NGR: TL2382471797

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