THE OLD TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253656

Date first listed: 24-Aug-1977

Date of most recent amendment: 19-May-1986

Statutory Address: THE OLD TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE OLD TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Needham Market

National Grid Reference: TM 08871 54968

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 436911

Legacy System: LBS

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