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Wyre (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 49232 45196


GARSTANG HIGH STREET SD 44 NE 4/114 Market House, 16.12.1952 GV II Town Hall, now used as shops and club, 1755-64. Brick with sandstone dressings and hipped slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays, with chamfered quoins, band, and cornice. Ground floor has 3 round arches linked by impost band. The outer ones are smaller, now contain windows, and have keystones. In the middle is a wide entrance with keystone and alternately projecting voussoirs. The 1st floor windows are sashed with glazing bars and are linked by a sill band. The outer ones have stone surrounds, pulvinated friezes, and cornices. The central one has an architrave, pulvinated frieze, and pediment. A plaque within an apron commemorates the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887. Above the central bay and set back behind the cornice is a timber cupola with clock. Each return wall has one bay treated in a manner similar to the outer bays of the front facade.

Listing NGR: SD4923245196


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

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Date: 09 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12530/11
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