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Latitude: 50.5159 / 50°30'57"N
Longitude: -3.757 / 3°45'25"W
OS Eastings: 275528
OS Northings: 69933
OS Grid: SX755699
Mapcode National: GBR QJ.1SN5
Mapcode Global: FRA 370P.Q4Z
Plus Code: 9C2RG68V+95
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 10 May 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1201012
English Heritage Legacy ID: 376120
Location: Ashburton, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13
Civil Parish: Ashburton
Built-Up Area: Ashburton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Ashburton St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: City hall
SX7569 NORTH STREET
849-1/10/141 (West side)
10/05/73 Town Hall
Market hall, now Town Hall. Built 1849-50 by Lord Clinton;
architect, A Norman of Devonport. Squared and coursed
limestone rubble with granite dressings. Rear wing
part-rendered, part random limestone rubble with red-brick
dressings. Hipped slated roofs. Rendered chimney on rear wing.
2 storeys. Italianate design. Main front to North Street is 7
windows wide with square clocktower and bell-turret at
left-hand end. Ground storey has 5 round-arched openings with
continued imposts; keystones of centre and end-arches
emphasized. Centre arch contains a doorway with iron gates.
Other arches contain windows; 6-paned sashes in those nearest
the centre, fixed 6-paned sashes with transom-lights in those
on the outside. Upper storey windows round-arched with plain
granite surrounds and continued moulded imposts; 4-paned
sashes. Beneath them a pedestal course having a prominent
moulded stringcourse as its base. Raised quoins at right-hand
end of front, those in ground storey rough-faced. Bracketed
eaves-cornice. Tower is wholly rough-faced in ground storey
with plain raised quoins above. Eaves-cornice continues round
it and on this stands the bell-turret, each side with a
round-arched opening having a granite keystone and imposts;
prominent moulded cornice and stepped conical roof with
ball-finial and weathervane. The bell remains in position.
Rear wing, occupying a prominent position facing the car park,
has in the upper storey tall round-arched windows with 4-paned
sashes. Prominent boxed eaves-cornice.
(The Buildings of England: Cherry B: Devon (2nd edition):
London: 1989-: 132; West Country Studies Library: Ashburton
parish file: Exeter).
Listing NGR: SX7552869933
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