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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Calne, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4377 / 51°26'15"N

Longitude: -2.0053 / 2°0'18"W

OS Eastings: 399729

OS Northings: 170971

OS Grid: ST997709

Mapcode National: GBR 2SV.XGC

Mapcode Global: VHB42.6475

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 8 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457097

Location: Calne, Wiltshire, SN11

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Calne

Built-Up Area: Calne

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Calne and Blackland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


CALNE

ST9970 THE STRAND
755-1/5/180 (South side)
08/07/76 Town Hall

GV II

Town hall. c1884-6. By Oliver. Squared, coursed limestone
rubble, with a slate roof. Tudor Revival style. Irregular
plan, with left-hand council chamber and rear hall, central
clock tower and carriage archway, and right-hand double-depth
plan offices along Patford Street.
2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. An irregular front has a
plinth, strings, and coped gables and parapet, with mullion
and transom windows: a left-hand full-height gable with paired
3-light ground-floor windows, paired cross windows above a
carved panel on the first floor, and a 3-light attic mullion
window under blind panelling beneath the gable; beneath the
tower is a Tudor-arched doorway, 9-light first-floor stair
window, and an ashlar clock tower with clock set in a shallow
recess, and a pyramidal roof. A wide Tudor-arched carriageway
beneath a 6-light window, and 8- and 3-light windows to the
right-hand section beneath a pair of small gables.
INTERIOR: details include an open-well stair with a lift
inserted to the well, panelled council chamber, and rear
meeting hall.


Listing NGR: ST9973670972

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