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THE OLD 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 OLD TOWN HALL

List entry Number: 1253656

Location

THE OLD TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Needham Market

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 19-May-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 436911

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NEEDHAM MARKET HIGH STREET (WEST) TM 0854

3/79 The Old Town Hall (Formerly listed as Former Town Hall) 24.8.77 II

Former Town Hall, now subdivided into shop units. 1866, by Frederick Barnes of Ipswich. In the Italianate style. Polychrome brick: at the ground storey mainly of gault brick, at the upper storey mainly red. Bands of ornamental brick at 1st floor and of a more complex form making use of polychrome and moulded brick, beneath the eaves. Piers at each corner, the upper half rusticated. Parapet gables with oversailing brick courses beneath a coping, and with a chimney of gault brick at the head of each gable. 2 storeys, 5 windows. At ground storey are groups of 3 narrow sashes with border panes, above are sashes recessed within heavy round-arched frames of gault brick. A central entrance archway with round-arched heads and imposts, in a square set- forward frame with various enrichments in brick. Deeply-recessed glazed entrance doors in a glazed wooded screen. Over the entrance is a stone tablet incised with date, patron, architect and builder.

Listing NGR: TM0887154968

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National Grid Reference: TM 08871 54968

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