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Latitude: 51.3202 / 51°19'12"N
Longitude: -2.2068 / 2°12'24"W
OS Eastings: 385681
OS Northings: 157914
OS Grid: ST856579
Mapcode National: GBR 1ST.0XD
Mapcode Global: VH972.P2PS
Entry Name: Town Hall
Listing Date: 26 November 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364209
English Heritage Legacy ID: 314082
Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14
Civil Parish: Trowbridge
Built-Up Area: Trowbridge
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Trowbridge St James
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 8557 7/309
1887. Asymmetric plan. Stone built with gabled front (shaped gables capped by
pointed pediments) basically "Jacobethan" style with a central Italianate tower
capped by a short spire. 3 storeys, 2 lit by a giant round headed window to left
with complex square and half-round tracery and having a central oriel balcony.
6 light oriel 1st floor to right repeating tracery of left hand window and having
balustrade above. 4 light mullion and transom window to 2nd floor. 6 ground floor
windows in various shapes. Central entrance below tower, fluted pilasters, round
headed doorway with decorated orders and key with VR; cornice over with "Jub Vic.
Reg Jun 20. 1887" and fluted consoles to balcony over. Angled stair turret to
left ending in bell dome capped by 2 chimneys. Tower has clock and side piers
and central band, modillion cornice and oriel to balcony before clock. Gablets
at base of spire. A variety of devices, mottoes and arms festooned over front,
including 2 panels shewing factory workers. Back and east side have similar elevations
the best ordered is the east front.
Listing NGR: ST8568157914
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