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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3262 / 52°19'34"N

Longitude: 1.6793 / 1°40'45"E

OS Eastings: 650808

OS Northings: 276166

OS Grid: TM508761

Mapcode National: GBR YX3.5CQ

Mapcode Global: VHM76.2S4L

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 21 April 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484826

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: Waveney

Civil Parish: Southwold

Built-Up Area: Southwold

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


SOUTHWOLD

TM5076 MARKET PLACE
588-1/7/79 (North side)
21/04/49 Town Hall

GV II

House, now Town hall. c1810; converted to Town Hall in early
C20. Gault brick with hipped roof of black-glazed pantiles.
EXTERIOR: 3-storey 3-window front. To left, 6-panelled door
with plain overlight set in plain doorcase: two 6/6 horned
sashes to right replace fire station doors. First-floor
windows are 6/6 unhorned sashes under gauged skewback arches:
on second floor, similar 3/6 sashes. Full-width cast-iron
balcony to first floor.
INTERIOR: straight staircase with turned balusters. First
floor: Council Chamber, formerly 2 rooms, has 2 mid C19 fire
surrounds and floral and acanthus plaster cornices. Stained
glass portrait roundels in windows of former mayors and
worthies.
(Bottomley A & Hutchinson J: Discovering Southwold: Southwold:
1988-: 2-3; Jenkins AB: A Hundred Years of Southwold in
Photographs: Southwold: 1983-: 14-15).

Listing NGR: TM5080876166

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