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The Old Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Needham Market, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1535 / 52°9'12"N

Longitude: 1.0518 / 1°3'6"E

OS Eastings: 608871

OS Northings: 254968

OS Grid: TM088549

Mapcode National: GBR TLD.W7H

Mapcode Global: VHLBC.54XH

Entry Name: The Old Town Hall

Listing Date: 24 August 1977

Last Amended: 19 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253656

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436911

Location: Needham Market, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP6

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Needham Market

Built-Up Area: Needham Market

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Needham Market with Badley St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

NEEDHAM MARKET HIGH STREET (WEST)
TM 0854

3/79 The Old Town Hall
(Formerly listed as Former
Town Hall)
24.8.77 II

Former Town Hall, now subdivided into shop units. 1866, by Frederick Barnes
of Ipswich. In the Italianate style. Polychrome brick: at the ground storey
mainly of gault brick, at the upper storey mainly red. Bands of ornamental
brick at 1st floor and of a more complex form making use of polychrome and
moulded brick, beneath the eaves. Piers at each corner, the upper half
rusticated. Parapet gables with oversailing brick courses beneath a coping,
and with a chimney of gault brick at the head of each gable. 2 storeys, 5
windows. At ground storey are groups of 3 narrow sashes with border panes,
above are sashes recessed within heavy round-arched frames of gault brick. A
central entrance archway with round-arched heads and imposts, in a square set-
forward frame with various enrichments in brick. Deeply-recessed glazed
entrance doors in a glazed wooded screen. Over the entrance is a stone tablet
incised with date, patron, architect and builder.


Listing NGR: TM0887154968

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

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