This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP HIGH STREET (South side)
12/136 Town Hall
Town Hall, formerly market hall. C18. Ham stone ashlar; Welsh slate roof between coped gables and behind low parapets.
Two storeys; 3 bays long, 1 bay wide, with an early C20 extension across more than 2 bays on South side. Plinth, cornice, pilasters marking each bay with triglyph and guttae caps. Semi-circular arches to ground floor, with impost moulds and keystones: to first floor 9-pane sash windows in architraved surrounds: arches now ashlar filled, with small boarded door on East face, semi-circular 5 light windows to 2 upper arches on North side, and on South side the remaining exposed arch is blocked with boarding and a wicket door: East gable has a small open pedimented bell turret, and an octagonal clock face set in the gable: open shelter in South angle. The extension is in simpler detail, rendered on a lias stone plinth, with hipped Welsh slate roof. Interior not seen. Built as a market hall, with open arches below, it was used as a National Charity School before becoming the Town Hall. (EDB, Guide to the Parish Church of Milborne Port, 1971).
Listing NGR: ST6776618634
© Mr Murray Pearson. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Pearson, Murray
Rights Holder: Pearson, Murray
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