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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: 1190100

Location

TOWN HALL, MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireSouth NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityBrackley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233880

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRACKLEY MARKET PLACE 1. 5328 (Centre) Town Hall SP 5836 1/33 22.4.50. II* 2. Built in 1705-6 by Scroop, Earl (afterwards 1st Duke) of Bridgewater, at cost of £2,000. 2-storeyed ashlar with rusticated quoins, coved cornice and stone slate hipped roof, in centre of which is a clock tower with an ogee-capped cupola surmounted by a weathercock of ornamental iron-work. The ground floor east and west sides have 5 semi-circular-headed stone keystoned windows while in the 1st floor are five 2-light mullioned and transomed wood windows in moulded stone frames. In the east and west roof pitches are 4 dormer windows and in north and south ends of the roof is a dormer window with a broken pediment. Band at 1st floor. Wesley preached here, 1784.

Listing NGR: SP5843536809

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National Grid Reference: SP 58435 36809

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