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Walthamstow Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Chapel End, London

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Latitude: 51.5912 / 51°35'28"N

Longitude: -0.0135 / 0°0'48"W

OS Eastings: 537705

OS Northings: 189909

OS Grid: TQ377899

Mapcode National: GBR KT.F7T

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.Q86J

Plus Code: 9C3XHXRP+FH

Entry Name: Walthamstow Town Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1982

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206874

ID on this website: 101190868

Location: Walthamstow, Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Chapel End

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St John

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Tagged with: City hall Seat of local government

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Walthamstow E17
(north side)
Walthamstow Town Hall (Formerly
9.3.82 listed as Town Hall at Walthamstow
Civic Centre)


Civic Centre. 1937-42 by P D Hepworth. Portland stone, copper lantern; roof
not visible. Three storeys. Nineteen bays, end bays set forward. Central portico
of four piers, without capitals, unmoulded to front but panelled to sides,
with inset relief plaques. Inscription "Walthamstow Town Hall" in frieze above.
Coved cornice. Shallow architraves to windows, iron balconies to first floor
centre, middle and pavilions. Tall square copper lantern with louvred sides and
clock, topped by octagonal lantern with cornice, ball and spike, pinnacles to
four corners. Rear elevation with polygonal projection to centre with attached
figure sculptures. Portland stone gatepiers, two pairs to east, two pairs to
west, corniced; with moulded sides; linked by low wall. Theatre to south east
an integral part of the design.

Listing NGR: TQ3770589909

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