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Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ 49551 21072


MIDDLESBROUGH MARKET PLACE. NZ 42 SE (4921) 1/52 Old Town Hall. G.V. II Town Hall, 1846 by W.L. Moffat (Doncaster). Now used as public library and community centre. Brick with stone dressings, now rendered and scored to imitate dressed stone. Welsh slate roof. Italianate. 2-storey, 5-bay (north) entrance front. Central recessed renewed double doors in slightly-projecting, keyed, segment-headed surround, under narrow entablature. Slightly-projecting end bays with clasping pilaster strips supporting continuous modillion cornice and shallow straight parapet with moulded copings. Round-headed windows, paired in end bays and in groups of 3 in centre, on ground floor, with altered and blocked glazing in quoin surrounds. Round-arched first-floor sashes,with margin lights, have keyed archivolts on tapered pilasters and corbelled projecting moulded sills; plain sill band. Shallow-pitched hipped roof. 3-bay returns have similar central round-headed doorways and ground-floor windows, altered in left return. Central Venetian window, with sashes and slender panelled pilasters flanking centre light, on first floor of right return. Lateral stacks at rear now missing. INTERIOR: first-floor council chamber has panelled doors in wood architraves, and windows with pilasters and keyed archivolts. Basket-arched panelled and beamed ceiling has 3 round vents with raised moulded boarders. Panelled front to public gallery. Dogleg staircase, leading from first floor to gallery, has shaped tread ends, stick balusters, turned newel and handrail ramped at ends.

Listing NGR: NZ4955121072


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05547/11
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