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TOWN HALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1044953

Location

TOWN HALL, THE GREEN

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wark

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Mar-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239499

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NY 87 NE WARK THE GREEN

11/79 Town Hall

GV II



Town Hall, formerly Mechanics' Institute. 1873. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof and wood cupola. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Rusticated quoins. Central doorway with prominent cornice on stone brackets. Window above with flat surround and projecting sill on corbels. Flanking 2-light windows in similar surrounds. Centre bay defined by giant pilasters with ornamental capitals. Plain top frieze and moulded cornice. Low parapet rises above centre bay to form elaborate frame to clock and inscription : WARK MECHANICS INSTITUTE. Clock flanked by ball finials and capped by acroterion. Hipped roof. Cupola has pyramidal roof, on moulded corbels, and elliptical-arched sides with scalloped slats. Included mainly for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NY8613277028

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National Grid Reference: NY 86132 77028

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