RUNCORN TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1104859

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: RUNCORN TOWN HALL, HEATH ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: RUNCORN TOWN HALL, HEATH ROAD

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

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 51904 82101

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Details

SJ 58 SW FORMER RUNCORN U.D. HEATH ROAD

5/71 Runcorn Town Hall

II

Mansion in private park by Charles Verelst (formerly Reed) 1853-6, now Council Offices. Rendered with slate roof. Two storey Italianate Villa with belvedere tower rising to four storeys. Three bay facade plus tower. The centre bay has Tuscan portico with open balustrade above. Bay between tower and portico has triple round headed window with console keystones supporting balcony with open balustrade. Rusticated quoins and tower fully rusticated to first floor level. Heavy modillion eaves cornice taken across face of the tower at main building eaves level. The tower has triple openings flanked by pilasters on all faces at upper level. Windows are double casements at ground floor, sashes above some with decorative semi-circular features to heads. Interior: Entrance Hall has geometrical staircase with cast iron balusters, large window glazed in a Venetian arrangement, Ionic columns to internal doorway and large console bracket cornice. The Council Chamber, Meeting Room and Members' Room have good plaster cornices and wall treatment.

Listing NGR: SJ5190482101

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56029

Legacy System: LBS

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