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Former Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hawarden, Flintshire

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Latitude: 53.1844 / 53°11'3"N

Longitude: -3.0239 / 3°1'26"W

OS Eastings: 331671

OS Northings: 365744

OS Grid: SJ316657

Mapcode National: GBR 74.3HXJ

Mapcode Global: WH88C.J773

Plus Code: 9C5R5XMG+QC

Entry Name: Former Town Hall

Listing Date: 16 November 1994

Last Amended: 16 November 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15065

Building Class: Civil

Location: On the street line.

County: Flintshire

Community: Hawarden (Penarl√Ęg)

Community: Hawarden

Built-Up Area: Sandycroft

Traditional County: Flintshire

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2 associated and adjoining ranges built in 1886 in playful Tudor style as a police station (to the R) and town hall (L range).

The Police Station: A 2-storey symmetrical, twin gabled building with narrow recessed central entrance bay. Of brick with painted stone detailing. Tiled roof with plain oversailing eaves and bargeboards. 3 simply moulded stacks. Simple, 3-light plain glazed windows to first floor of each flanking bay, with moulded mullions. Similar 6-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor. Continuous moulded brick dripcourses and 2 similar stringcourses. Plain moulded plinth. Central bay with narrow entrance. Depressed arched head with fluted keystone and moulded surround. Contemporary door with simple scrolled ironwork. First floor single-light window with moulded ogee head. Decorative stone relief plaques to both gables, that to the L bearing the date 1886. External clock on decorative iron scrolled bracket. An inserted stone plaque in the L bay records its erection in 1911.

Alleyway to R with contemporary flat-arched opening and stepped brick-coped wall running N.

Adjoining to the W the contemporary Town Hall.

Town Hall: Single-storey with large Dutch gable to the W. Of 2 bays, the R one advanced and both with catslide roofs. Central dormer with timber-framed gable and plain eaves, containing a 3-light leaded window. Each bay with a 3-light mullioned window to the L of a door, that of the L bay now blocked and rebuilt as a window. Contemporary door to R with ironwork and mouldings as before.
Moulded plinth, mullions and window reveals. Renaissance grotesque decoration in the W gable pediment. Lead coping to gable. 10-light mullioned and transomed leaded window beneath.

Modern brick extensions to rear.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with other items in Glynne Way.

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