TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1044953

Date first listed: 07-Mar-1985

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, THE GREEN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, THE GREEN

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Wark

National Grid Reference: NY 86132 77028

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 239499

Legacy System: LBS

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