THE TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1068981

Date first listed: 03-Jan-1950

Statutory Address: THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway (District Authority)

Parish: Hythe

National Grid Reference: TR 16188 34781

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 1253 HIGH STREET (North Side)

The Town Hall

TR 1634 NW 2/8 3.1.50

II* GV

2. Built in 1794. The ground floor was the open Market, which consists of a carriage entrance at each end, flanked by a stone wall fronted with rusticated stuccoed quoins and between these carriage entrances an arcade of 2 rows of 4 Tuscan stone columns. The 1st floor contains the Council Chamber or Guildhall. Stuccoed. 5 windows, The 3 centre window bays project slightly. Long and short quoins to this centre projection and to both sides of the wings. Cornice and parapet with pediment in the parapet over the centre projection. Slate roof. Tall sash windows with glazing-bars intact. Clock on brackets projecting from the tympanum of the pediment, presumably added later. The Council Chamber has a fine marble fireplace with Ionic half-columns, and festoons and a festooned overmantal to the door.

Nos 67 to 79 (odd) and Town Hall form a group.



Listing NGR: TR1619234786

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 175109

Legacy System: LBS

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