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Town Hall and Market Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandbach, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1446 / 53°8'40"N

Longitude: -2.3632 / 2°21'47"W

OS Eastings: 375803

OS Northings: 360887

OS Grid: SJ758608

Mapcode National: GBR 010.WWK

Mapcode Global: WH9B0.N7W4

Entry Name: Town Hall and Market Hall

Listing Date: 27 April 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56207

Location: Sandbach, Cheshire East, CW11

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Sandbach

Built-Up Area: Sandbach

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Sandbach

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

HIGHTOWN
1.
5144 (North Side)
Town Hall and
Market Hall
SJ 7560 1/62
II
2.
1889. Architect, Thomas Bower of Nantwich. Gothic style; red brick with stone
dressings; facade expresses 2 storeys; centre portion of 4 bays, each defined by
buttresses and with 3-light mullioned windows in stone surrounds with hood moulds;
string-course at 1st floor; below is an open arcaded loggia of 4 pointed arched
openings; 4-stage tower block on right-hand side, the upper octagonal, with a clock
face on 4 sides, and the whole surmounted by a pyramidal tiled roof, and open
lantern; below is an elaborate entrance with pointed arched head surmounted by
carved stone heraldic panel and flanked by a pair of stone statues which stand
high on corbels under canopies. Gabled bay on left-hand side with 4-light stone
mullioned and transomed window. The Market Hall, which is a somewhat later addition,
is a plain span-roof brick wing extending at the rear.


Listing NGR: SJ7580360887

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