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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: 1115167

Location

TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Norton-Radstock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 31949

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5120 HIGH STREET (south side) Midsomer-Norton Town Hall ST 6654 4/67 II GV 2. 1860 by Thomas Harris Smith. Italianate. Two storeys. Coursed limestone rubble in varying bands with ashlar quoins and bands and rough-faced battered sandstone plinth (this has rounded and pointed string over). Hipped slate roof with moulded brackets to eaves. Arcaded windows on 1st and ground floors (rounded intrados, pointed extrados on latter with labels), grey and yellow ashlar quoins. First floor has moulded string and impost strings. Two storey porch to left: pointed doorway with blind tympanum and label, 1 window on each face. Main elevation has on 1st floor an arcade of 5 windows with flanking round headed windows; the arcade has carved caps on engaged shafts. Five windows on ground floor, the right hand one over 2 doors. On corner of return to north are 2 levels of nook shafts on lst floor. North front has arcade of 5 windows on 1st floor (sashes) with free standing columns, carved caps and a central stone bracketed balcony. Three arches on ground floor, centre for narrower tall round headed door.

Listing NGR: ST6641454149

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National Grid Reference: ST 66414 54149

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