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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.


List entry Number: 1076399



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


District: Walsall

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Sep-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219088

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WALSALL MB HIGH STREET (north side) SP 01 98 SE 16/48 Guildhall 13.09.82 GV II*

Guildhall. 1867, by G B Nichols, now being converted into shops (September 1985). Sandstone. Classical style. Built on sloping site, of two storeys divided by entablature, with basement at left-hand side. Six bays. Outer bays project and are flanked by pilasters, other bays divided by engaged columns: Doric on the ground floor and Composite above. Ground floor rusticated. Windows have round heads, moulded imposts, and angle shafts. Those on the ground floor have carved masks, those above have keystones. Left-hand bay has two windows, one above the other, with flat heads. The second bay is narrow and has a doorway with stepped keystone. Above is an oeil-de-boeuf. On the first floor is a niche for a statue. The right-hand bay has a doorway with round head, moulded imposts, and mask. The right-hand return wall, facing Goodall Street, is of three bays and is treated in a similar manner, except that the bays of the first floor are divided by Doric pilasters. (Fink, D: Walsall Guildhall, Walsall Local History Paper, No 4, 1984).

Listing NGR: SP0152898378

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Fink, D, 'Walsall Local History Paper' in Walsall Guildhall, , Vol. 4, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SP 01528 98378


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