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Blackpool (Unitary Authority)
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD 30666 36342



2/25 Town Hall 11.1. 1974 [formerly listed as Town Hall (excluding extension to rear)]


Town Hall, 1895-1900, by Rotts Son and Hennings. Brick with stone dressings and slate roofs. U-shape plan with receding wings. 3-storeys, right wing 2-storeys. Jacobean style. Symmetrical front of 5 bays with central tower; central 2-storey stone entrance porch in Tuscan order at ground floor, Ionic above, with segmental pediment, and balustrade with corner finials. Ground floor of stone with continuous entablature; four 6-light mullioned and transomed windows, the outer ones being shallow rectangular bays surmounted by corner finials on the entablature. 1st floor has similar windows, the outer ones being shallow bays with curved corners, and all have scrolled pediments in the entablature; 2nd floor has mullioned windows with sashes. Outer bays rise to stone gabled attics with niches, entablature, pediments, and finials; centre bay rises to clock tower of 2 stages, the lower (of brick) containing a window with stone segmental-pedimented architrave, and bearing a dentillated cornice surmounted by a stone belfry with coupled pilasters, cornice, and balustrade with finials. (This was originally topped by a tall fleche). Facade and right wing are hinged on a curved 2-storey stone bay with domical roof set in concave re-entrant above. Left wing: 3rd bay with arched stone entrance and corbelled 1st floor oriel, rises to square attic turret with stone cornice and parapet surmounted by finials with open scrolled brackets; 4th bay has tall round-headed and traceried 1st floor window, and a shaped stone gable with finials. Right wing: 2 storeys, the lower shops, the upper the Council Chamber with 4 tall oriels set in round arches, steeply pitched roof surmounted by belfry with domical lead cap; this wing ends with one 3-storey bay with nipped roof, dated 1896.

Listing NGR: SD3066636342


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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: 13 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/01769/01
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