GATTON TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1029114

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: GATTON TOWN HALL

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Location

Statutory Address: GATTON TOWN HALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead (District Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TQ2745752895

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History

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Details

TQ2752 902/5/8C 19.10.51

GATTON PARK Gatton Town Hall

II*

Town hall to Rotten Borough. Late C18. Wooden small square ornamental garden temple with 6 Tuscan columns,triglyph frieze and pediment on stone pavement. Four of the columns are on the side facing the big house, but for economy the rear only has two columns. Here the few electors of Gatton cast their votes to return 2 members of Parliament until disenfranchised in the 1832 Reform Act. Behind the "Town Hall" is an urn inscribed "in memory of the deceased Borough" although it bears the date 1765(MDCCLXV). This is a stone urn with serpents entwined on a deep moulded plinth with wreathed rounders. That nearest the Town Hall reads "COMITIUM GATTONIENSE MDCCLXV", to the left "SALUS POPULI SUPREMA LEX ESTO", to the rear "STAT DUCTIS SORTIBUS URNA" and to the right "H M DOLUS MALUS ABESTO".



Listing NGR: TQ2745752895

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 289325

Legacy System: LBS

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