FORMER STALYBRIDGE TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1067987
Date first listed:
09-Aug-1966
Statutory Address:
FORMER STALYBRIDGE TOWN HALL, WATERLOO ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER STALYBRIDGE TOWN HALL, WATERLOO ROAD

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

District:
Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SJ9634898591

Details

SJ 99 NE 4/181 9.8.66

STALYBRIDGE WATERLOO ROAD (north side) Former Stalybridge Town Hall

G.V. II

Former town hall. 1831 with large additions of 1882. Ashlar with slate roof. Originally 3 x 5 bays with 3 storeys (formerly including a market hall on the ground floor) but later extended on both sides the Market Street wing filling a triangular plot and having 2 and 3 storeys and 16 bays. Projecting plinth, first and second floor bands and pedimented gable. 1-storey flush portico: 3 doors between Tuscan columns with pediment. 3 first floor windows with architrave surrounds and 3 plain to second floor. Round panel within gable pediment. A similar elevation is repeated on Stamford Street. The extension is in an Italianate style and has pilasters on ground and first floor of the central 5 bays. The central 3 have a pediment which surrounds the appropriate crest of arms and is topped by a small second pediment over the 1882 datestone. Windows have shouldered architraves and are round-arched on first floor. The right hand corner has 3 tiers of clasping pilasters and a steep roof with crowning ironwork. Interior: the public hall, council chamber and Lord Mayor's parlour retain original plasterwork ceilings and cornices. The council chamber has panelled dado, blind arcaded walls with flat pilasters, acanthus leaf cornices and wrought iron pendant light fittings.

Listing NGR: SJ9634898591

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212646
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01740/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank Bennett. Source Historic England Archive
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