TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1108741

Date first listed: 20-Jun-1952

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Shaftesbury

National Grid Reference: ST 86268 22932

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History

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Details

ST 8622 2/59

HIGH STREET (South Side) Town Hall

20.6.52.

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 102044

Legacy System: LBS

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