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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 AND THEATRE

List entry Number: 1195877

Location

TOWN HALL AND THEATRE, WEDGEWOOD PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
City of Stoke-on-TrentUnitary Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Mar-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 384520

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History

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Details

STOKE ON TRENT

SJ8649NE WEDGWOOD PLACE, Burslem 613-1/10/26 (East side) 19/04/72 Town Hall and Theatre (Formerly Listed as: WEDGWOOD PLACE, Burslem Town Hall)

GV II

Town Hall and theatre. 1911. By Russell and Cooper. Ashlar faced, brick to rear. Entrance block with full-height portico divided by 3 pairs of Corinthian columns carrying the entablature, cornice and pierced balustrade. Doorway in each of the 3 bays, with moulded architraves. This central section is flanked by 2 advanced wings with recessed stone panels in moulded architraves and semi-circular window. Curved parapet to lower flanking bay with oculi. Above the cornice, a massive attic storey with shell motif in relief in the projecting outer sections. Adjoining to the south, a 2-storeyed range of 10 bays with narrow 15-pane sash windows in stone architrave and doorway with moulded architrave and fanlight in coved arch. Ironwork balcony above the doorway carried on stone brackets to full-height window in stressed architrave. Moulded parapet eaves cornice.

Listing NGR: SJ8690449943

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National Grid Reference: SJ 86904 49943

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