TOWN HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1364209

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1976

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, MARKET STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOWN HALL, MARKET STREET

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Trowbridge

National Grid Reference: ST 85681 57914

Details

MARKET STREET 1. 5411 (South Side) Town Hall ST 8557 7/309 II

2. 1887. Asymmetric plan. Stone built with gabled front (shaped gables capped by pointed pediments) basically "Jacobethan" style with a central Italianate tower capped by a short spire. 3 storeys, 2 lit by a giant round headed window to left with complex square and half-round tracery and having a central oriel balcony. 6 light oriel 1st floor to right repeating tracery of left hand window and having balustrade above. 4 light mullion and transom window to 2nd floor. 6 ground floor windows in various shapes. Central entrance below tower, fluted pilasters, round headed doorway with decorated orders and key with VR; cornice over with "Jub Vic. Reg Jun 20. 1887" and fluted consoles to balcony over. Angled stair turret to left ending in bell dome capped by 2 chimneys. Tower has clock and side piers and central band, modillion cornice and oriel to balcony before clock. Gablets at base of spire. A variety of devices, mottoes and arms festooned over front, including 2 panels shewing factory workers. Back and east side have similar elevations the best ordered is the east front.

Listing NGR: ST8568157914

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 314082

Legacy System: LBS

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