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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: 1139975

Location

TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Stockton-on-TeesUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Jan-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59453

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History

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Details

NZ 4418 NE STOCKTON ON TEES HIGH STREET

30/80

19.1.51 Town Hall II*

1735 on the site of a Smithy, enlarged 1744 and altered later (eg a 'Piazza' on the north side added 1768 and later removed). Partly 3 and partly 2 storeys, 4 windows to south, 5 to north. Hipped pantiled roofs with central clock tower with belfry over. Brick with brick flat arches and stone cills; moulded cornice over ground floor. Moulded wooden eaves cornice. Principal front, to north is of 2 storeys with 5 round headed casement windows on the 1st floor with a wide band above and with bracketted cills. Segmental leaded windows on ground floor within channelled rendering centre window projecting slightly. Side fronts have venetian windows in 2 storey part, with Doric friezes, and the broad band returned from the north. The 3 storey parts have 5 windows each and channelled ground floor. South front glazing mutilated; the main interest is the large round headed doorpiece with engaged Doric columns and interlocked 'W' glazing in fanlight, and the town's arms set in relief in a panel above (a castle with an anchor). The clock stage of the tower is surmounted by a modillion cornice. The quoin belfry skylight above has delicate pairs of fluted Ionic columns at corner and a balcony. Above is a diminutivespirelet. 4 brick chimneys with multiple pots.

Listing NGR: NZ4452618979

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National Grid Reference: NZ 44526 18979

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