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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: TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1213347

Location

TOWN HALL, MARKET SQUARE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-May-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 397910

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WITNEY MARKET SQUARE SP3509N (East side) 10/183 Town Hall 14/05/52 GV II *

Town hall. c.1770-80. Limestone ashlar; stone-coped gabled stone slate roof; rear lateral stack. Mid Georgian style. 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. Meeting room, with 6-pane sashes set in raised architraves, above open loggia with Tuscan columns: blocked arch to left. Raised pilaster strips and storey band above ground-floor rusticated pilaster strips. Similar pedimented right end has sash above 2-bay loggia; similar rear elevation has lean-to with sash above double-leaf panelled doors set in heavy keyed and blocked architrave. Scheduled as an Ancient Monument. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.846).

Listing NGR: SP3560309593

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 846

National Grid Reference: SP3560309593

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