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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: 1108741



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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shaftesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 102044

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ST 8622 2/59

HIGH STREET (South Side) Town Hall


GV II Built by Richard, Marquess of Westminster, in 1837. Tower 1879, rebuilt 1925. Ground floor reconstructed 1926. Stone ashlar building with 5-window fronts, that to High Street being 2-storey, and that to Gold Hill, where the ground falls away, 3-storey. Castellated parapets, Small central tower has open pediment and clock. The windows are mostly 5-light casements with Gothic heads to lights and diagonal glazing-bars, On the lower floors the openings have 5-centred heads, those to the lower ground floor facing Gold Hill having wrought-iron gates. Facing High Street there is a central castellated porch and contemporary railings.

The Town Hall Church of St Peter, The Mitre Inn and Nos 25 to 31 (odd) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST8627222940

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National Grid Reference: ST 86268 22932


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