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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: 1121006



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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Corfe Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Nov-1959

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109291

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CORFE CASTLE WEST STREET ( East side ) SY 96 82 7/139 The Old Town Hall (formerly listed as Town Hall) 20.11.59 GV II* Former Town Hall, ground floor now used as Museum. C17 origin, largely rebuilt c1774. Walls of rubble stone up to first floor level and brick above; plat band at first floor level. Stone slate roof. Elevation to road has, on ground floor, 2 panelled doors, one stone mullioned window with lead lights, and a small plain window. First floor has 2 round-headed windows with lead lights in stone surrounds with projecting keystones. Similar window in north gable wall. First floor room - the former Council Chamber, has ornamental plaster cornice. (RCHM, Monument 4. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9603282053

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)

National Grid Reference: SY 96032 82053


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