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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: MARKET HOUSE

List entry Number: 1358428

Location

MARKET HOUSE, MARKET PLACE

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityKingston upon ThamesLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jun-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 203153

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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

TQ 1769 SE KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES MARKET PLACE

6/17 Market House G.V. II* 10.6.83

1838-40, by Charles Henman Senior. Until 1935 the Guildhall. Rectangular free- standing building of Italianate character, situated in the centre of the Market Place. Stone and brick. Four corner towers. Main body two storeyed with an arcaded, rusticated stone podium, and square headed windows above with moulded architraves and cornices. Towers with pedimented windows to first stage; triple arcades above, and surmounted by low, lead, pyramidal roofs. Lead statue of Queen Anne placed above the entrance was part of a previous Guildhall enlarged by her. It dates from 1706. The sculptor was Francis Bird.

Listing NGR: TQ1789569226

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National Grid Reference: TQ 17895 69226

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