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Latitude: 51.2871 / 51°17'13"N
Longitude: -2.8168 / 2°49'0"W
OS Eastings: 343132
OS Northings: 154537
OS Grid: ST431545
Mapcode National: GBR JF.Z25B
Mapcode Global: VH7CV.4X65
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 9 February 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1344886
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268711
Location: Axbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS26
Civil Parish: Axbridge
Built-Up Area: Axbridge
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST4354 AXBRIDGE THE SQUARE (South side)
12/55 Town Hall
Town hall and auction room. Dated on deeds 1830. Rendered, end pilasters, plain first floor band, moulded cornice,
parapet with plain coping breaking forward with centre bay incorporating an open pediment featuring a clock in circular
surround, hipped slate roof. Symmetrical frontage. Two storeys, 1:1:1: bays, tall sash windows with glazing bars to
first floor, that to centre with narrow sidelights; 5-light transomed metal casements to ground floor in segmental
headed openings, that to left altered; ornamental iron grill bars. Broad central segmental-headed door opening,
recessed double 4-panelled doors masked by an outer pair of decorative wrought iron gates; portico with flat
entablature on 2 circular cast-iron colums, frieze with painted lettering: "TOWN HALL". Iron railings to roof of
porticos forming a balcony. Small bell on a wrought iron support to left of parapet. Accounts for the building of the
Town Hall in the Corporation minutes.
Listing NGR: ST4313354536
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