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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: TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1076367

Location

TOWN HALL, LEICESTER STREET

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

County:

District: Walsall

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jul-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219096

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WALSALL MB LEICESTER STREET SP 0198 NW 13/128 Town Hall

GV II Public Hall. 1903, by J S Gibson. Facade of sandstone ashlar. Baroque style. Facade has central moulded pediment, with flanking towers which have cornices. Set forward is a lower entrance, that outer sides concave and with channelled rustication. To each side of the doorway is a window with architrave. The doorway has an architrave with central engaged Tuscan columns, within a round arch. The tympanum is carved with-two figures and dated "1903". Interior: hall has shallow barrel vault, and decorative plasterwork in a Baroque style. Side walls have an entablature with modillion cornice. Above each window is a pediment on brackets. At the south end is a gallery. The north end is apsidal, with stage and raised organ. Adjoins the Council House (qv), listed under Lichfield Street.

Listing NGR: SP0142998650

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National Grid Reference: SP 01429 98650

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