SHIRE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1141328

Date first listed: 20-May-1949

Statutory Address: SHIRE HALL, TINDAL SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SHIRE HALL, TINDAL SQUARE

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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford (District Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TL7086106892

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History

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Details

1. 5213 TINDAL SQUARE (North Side) Shire Hall TL 7006 NE 3/36 20.5.49.

II* GV

2. Designed and built by John Johnson, County Surveyor 1790-1. Classic facade of Portland stone. Three storeys, ground floor rusticated with 3 arched entrances, upper storey with central pediment supported by Ionic columns. Second storey has 5 window range very large double hung sashes, glazing bars, the 3 central ones with stone pediments, the 2 outer with segmented pediments and stone columns. Third storey has 3 central high reliefs in the window spaces, representing Justice, Wisdom and Mercy. Interior - Assembly Room with decoration much altered in C19.

Listing NGR: TL7086106862

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 352597

Legacy System: LBS

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