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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5836 / 51°35'0"N

Longitude: -2.0968 / 2°5'48"W

OS Eastings: 393387

OS Northings: 187198

OS Grid: ST933871

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QP9

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LGVC

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 23 March 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460722

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Malmesbury

Built-Up Area: Malmesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


758-1/4/60 (North side)
23/03/76 Town Hall


Town Hall. Facade 1854, extended 1927; incorporates C17 work
to rear. Squared, coursed limestone facade, coursed rubble and
dressings to returns and rear, ashlar gable stacks and stone
slate roof.
STYLE: Tudor Revival.
PLAN: double-depth.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey; 3-window range, with a 3 storey; 3-window
range left-hand extension. A symmetrical front has diagonal
buttresses with first-floor drip mould, cornice, central coped
gable and coped end gables; 4-centre arched ground-floor
openings with drips, narrower to the left with a central
doorway with ridge door, and 3-light mullion and transom
right-hand window, tall second-floor flat-headed window with
9-light mullion and transom windows, and central 12-light
canted oriel with moulded base and top.
2 right-hand return gables with moulded stacks, rear elevation
has a C17 left-hand 2 storey tower with a small 4-centre
arched doorway.
Right-hand extension has wide 4-centre arched ground-floor
openings, 3-light and a central first-floor 4-light mullion
windows and a central gable and finial; similar 2-window
left-hand return.
INTERIOR: largely remodelled mid C20; first-floor hall with
proscenium arch.
(Victoria History of the Counties of England: Crowley DA:
Wiltshire: 1991-: 151).

Listing NGR: ST9338087201

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