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Bridlington Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0851 / 54°5'6"N

Longitude: -0.1994 / 0°11'57"W

OS Eastings: 517880

OS Northings: 466962

OS Grid: TA178669

Mapcode National: GBR WP16.MC

Mapcode Global: WHHF6.XL65

Entry Name: Bridlington Town Hall

Listing Date: 23 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439839

Location: Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO16

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Bridlington

Built-Up Area: Bridlington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bridlington Quay Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

1.5268 QUAY ROAD
TA 16 NE (South West Side)
7/104A Bridlington Town Hall
II

Town Hall. 1931. Designed by F.Y. Newton (Borough Surveyor) Red brick with ashlar
and concrete dressings. Concrete plinth, quoins and moulded entablature with
cornice and parapet. 2 storey. East front 15 bays, central 5 bays project as
do single bay end pavilions. Central section has portico with 4 Corinthian columns
supporting an open pediment, containing the Bridlington arms, and above an ashlar
cupola with square lead dome (copied from Chelsea Hospital). This section has
double bronze doors in a moulded surround with a flat hood forming a balcony with
iron railings to the window above, also with moulded surround. Eitherside are
single narrow glazing bar sashes on each floor. Beyond, to eitherside are single
sashes in moulded surrounds with pediments, the upper sashes have similar surrounds
with attenuated keystones. Eitherside are 4 bay recessed wings with similar fenestra-
tion. The projecting pavilions are articulated with giant Corinthian pilasters
supporting pediments, with a single sash to each floor with similar surrounds.
The north and south fronts are identical, each of 2 storeys and 7 bays with a
central doorway, with moulded surrounds topped by pediments on brackets, eitherside
are 3 glazing bar sashes with moulded surrounds and pediments, above 7 similar
sashes also in moulded surrounds topped by attenuated keystones. The west front,
15 bays, has a single storey 9 bay centre with projecting central porch with double
doors and overlight in moulded surround with a pediment on brackets. Eitherside
are 3 tall round headed windows with moulded arches with keystone brackets and
linking in post band. Beyond are single slightly projecting blind bays with coats-of-
arms. Beyond again are 2 storey 3 bay recessed wings with pedimented sashes on
the ground floor and keystone surrounds above. INTERIOR. Entrance hall has marble
Imperial staircase, with panelled lobby beyond, leading to panelled council chamber
on the left and a ballroom to the right. Both are articulated with giant pilasters.
The Mayors parlour and other important rooms have good fireplaces and doorcases.


Listing NGR: TA1788066962

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