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TOWN HALL AND MARKET 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 AND MARKET HALL

List entry Number: 1130352

Location

TOWN HALL AND MARKET HALL, HIGHTOWN

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sandbach

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Apr-1978

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56207

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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

HIGHTOWN 1. 5144 (North Side) Town Hall and Market Hall SJ 7560 1/62 II 2. 1889. Architect, Thomas Bower of Nantwich. Gothic style; red brick with stone dressings; facade expresses 2 storeys; centre portion of 4 bays, each defined by buttresses and with 3-light mullioned windows in stone surrounds with hood moulds; string-course at 1st floor; below is an open arcaded loggia of 4 pointed arched openings; 4-stage tower block on right-hand side, the upper octagonal, with a clock face on 4 sides, and the whole surmounted by a pyramidal tiled roof, and open lantern; below is an elaborate entrance with pointed arched head surmounted by carved stone heraldic panel and flanked by a pair of stone statues which stand high on corbels under canopies. Gabled bay on left-hand side with 4-light stone mullioned and transomed window. The Market Hall, which is a somewhat later addition, is a plain span-roof brick wing extending at the rear.

Listing NGR: SJ7580360887

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National Grid Reference: SJ 75803 60887

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