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THE 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: THE TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1138148

Location

THE TOWN HALL, WALLISCOTE ROAD

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

County:

District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Weston-Super-Mare

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-May-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33260

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/11/2017

ST 3261 SW 11/57

WALLISCOTE ROAD The Town Hall

GV II Begun late 1850s by James Wilson of Bath; extended and enlarged 1897 by Hans Price; north front 1927. Ashlar, slate roof. Walliscote Road elevation: (except end three windows which are the return of the Oxford Street elevation) 1897. Asymmetrical composition. Tall, set-back square clock tower, rubble with bands of ashlar ending in elaborate two-stage roof. Main entrance block has advanced central section with arcaded porte-cochere; gabled upper section with corner pilasters, carved finials: central group of four round arched windows flanked by columns. To either side, three round-headed windows. Balustraded parapet. At south, wing breaks forward. Two storeys and attic. Eight round-headed windows. Gabled central dormer with pediment and oculus. Doorway framed by aedicule with open segmental pediment. Oxford Street elevation: 1927. Symmetrical classical block nine windows, glazing bar sashes in deep reveals. End pavilions advanced with rusticated pilaster strips and ground floor windows in aedicules with pediment. Recessed central window with Ionic columns, balcony. Cornice and parapet.

Listing NGR: ST3201561171

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National Grid Reference: ST 32015 61171

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