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The Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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