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THE TOWN HALL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: THE TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1068989

Location

A NAVAL CANNON EMBEDDED IN THE WALL OF THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET
THE TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Kent

District: Shepway

District Type: District Authority

Parish: New Romney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 175032

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/08/2011

TR 0624 1/31 1449 28.8.51

HIGH STREET (South East Side) The Town Hall. A Naval Cannon embedded in the wall of the Town Hall.

(Formerly listed as No 33 (The Town Hall). A Naval Cannon embedded in the wall of No 33)

GV II

Erected in 1702 on an open arcade, refaced in the early C19 and the ground floor built in 1884. 2 storeys stuccoed. The end window bays project slightly. Parapet with, in the centre, a high ornamental panel with cartouche in it and pediment over it. Cornice above ground floor. 5 round-headed windows on the 1st floor with glazing bars intact. 2 large segmental-headed windows on the ground floor with glazing bars missing and 3 doorways, the centre one in a moulded architrave surround with a broken pediment over supported on brackets, the outer ones with pilasters, triangular pediments and semi-circular fanlights, all 3 with 6 panelled doors, partially glazed. Panelling inside. Embedded in the wall on the right hand side is a late C18 to early C19 cast iron naval cannon.

Nos 25 to 43 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: TR0640824784

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National Grid Reference: TR 06408 24784

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