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Latitude: 51.3455 / 51°20'43"N
Longitude: -2.9775 / 2°58'38"W
OS Eastings: 332015
OS Northings: 161171
OS Grid: ST320611
Mapcode National: GBR J6.VHRK
Mapcode Global: VH7CK.BFSV
Entry Name: The Town Hall
Listing Date: 19 May 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138148
English Heritage Legacy ID: 33260
Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset, BS23
County: North Somerset
Civil Parish: Weston-super-Mare
Built-Up Area: Weston-Super-Mare
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/11/2017
ST 3261 SW 11/57
The Town Hall
Begun late 1850s by James Wilson of Bath; extended and enlarged 1897 by Hans Price; north front 1927. Ashlar, slate roof. Walliscote Road elevation: (except end three windows which are the return of the Oxford Street elevation) 1897. Asymmetrical composition. Tall, set-back square clock tower, rubble with bands of ashlar ending in elaborate two-stage roof. Main entrance block has advanced central section with arcaded porte-cochere; gabled upper section with corner pilasters, carved finials: central group of four round arched windows flanked by columns. To either side, three round-headed windows. Balustraded parapet. At south, wing breaks forward. Two storeys and attic. Eight round-headed windows. Gabled central dormer with pediment and oculus. Doorway framed by aedicule with open segmental pediment. Oxford Street elevation: 1927. Symmetrical classical block nine windows, glazing bar sashes in deep reveals. End pavilions advanced with rusticated pilaster strips and ground floor windows in aedicules with pediment. Recessed central window with Ionic columns, balcony. Cornice and parapet.
Listing NGR: ST3201561171
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