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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 212666

Legacy System: LBS

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