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Statutory Address:

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

Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 85681 57914


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


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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: 30 Mar 2007
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