Town Hall And Municipal Buildings

Date:
10 Sep 1999
Location:
Town Hall And Municipal Buildings, Market Place, Newbury, West Berkshire, Berkshire, RG14 5AG
Reference:
IOE01/00396/21
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. MARKET PLACE 5127 Town Hall and Municipal Buildings SU 4767 SW 6/120 14.5.82

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2.

Circa 1878-81 town hall by James M Money in the Gothic style (after Waterhouse).

1908 municipal buildings at rear in similar style (replacing the old Mansion House) Facade to Market Place with central, 2-storey range with 3 gabled bays; 3 storey tower at south end; tall, 4 stage clock-tower at north-west corner above the main entrance. Steep tiled roofs; pyramidal roof to towers with finials and gabled lucarnes to clock tower. Polychrome red and blue brickwork with coped gables and machicolated eaves cornices to towers. Strings at floor, sill and impost levels.

Traceried, 2-light, arched windows to 1st floor council chamber with gables over.

Clock tower with tall lancet windows, with traceried 1st floor window and balcony over entrance. Arched doorways.

(Newbury Buildings Past and Present (1973) 44).

Listing NGR: SU4714267119

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1085 IOE Records taken by James A Irving; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr James A Irving. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Irving, James A

Rights Holder: Irving, James A

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Victorian Clock Tower, Unassigned, Tower, Building, Town Hall, Civil, Meeting Hall, Public Building, Local Government Office, Government Office