ASHTON UNDER LYNE TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1067995
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
ASHTON UNDER LYNE TOWN HALL, MARKET PLACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ASHTON UNDER LYNE TOWN HALL, MARKET PLACE

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:
SJ9388799233

Details

SJ 99 NW 4/18 12/01/67

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE MARKET PLACE (north side)

Ashton-under-Lyne Town Hall (formerly listed as Town Hall)

G.V. II

Town Hall. 1840, extended in 1878. By Young and Lee. Ashlar. 7 x 8 bays with a 5-bay extension. All of 2 storeys raised above a basement storey. Neo-classical. 5-bay centre has attached giant columns supporting a dentilled entablature, and a balustered parapet which conceals the roof and has articulating dies and a datestone. Rusticated ground floor with round-arched openings. Eared architraves to first floor windows. Extension treated similarly but with giant pilasters. Interior: entrance hall with Ionic columns. The grand imperial staircase gives access to the civic hall on the first floor. It has cast-iron balusters and a rooflight above a coved soffit and frieze with early C18-style plasterwork. The civic hall has a concaved coffered ceiling. The extension houses the Council Chamber on the first floor. Window and door openings are below round arches with classical enrichment (which includes palm leaf motifs). Cross-beamed ceiling supported on pilasters. Pitch Pine doors. The C20 civic offices which adjoin are not included in this entry.

Listing NGR: SJ9388799233

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212666
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: 16 Aug 2000
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