TOWN HALL - Alnwick - List Entry

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Old Town Hall


  • Description

    "... 1731; clock tower by Mr Bell 1767 and corner spires of tower by Mr George Hastings 1771. Two storeys and 5 bays. Ashlar with rusticated quoins. Band course to high parapet. Steps to boxed porch on 1st floor to right. Hipped slate roof with clock tower behind ridge. Larger glazing bar sash windows on 1st floor with moulded architraves. Small glazing bar sash windows on ground floor. C20 shop front with recessed doorway to left. Boldly rusticated central archway to throughpassage. Memorial tablet over central 1st floor window reads: "This Town House of the Burgesses of Alnwick rebuilt in the year of Our Lord 1731 by Edward Grey, Richard Grieve, William Forster, Robert Claxton: Chamberlains." ...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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