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IoE Number: 31949
Location: TOWN HALL, HIGH STREET (south side)
Photographer: Dr Neil Bentham
Date Photographed: 31 March 2007
Date listed: 21 December 1979
Date of last amendment: 21 December 1979
Grade II

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5120HIGH STREET(south side)Midsomer-NortonTown HallST 6654 4/67

1. 5120 HIGH STREET (south side) Midsomer-Norton Town Hall ST 6654 4/67 II GV 2. 1860 by Thomas Harris Smith. Italianate. Two storeys. Coursed limestone rubble in varying bands with ashlar quoins and bands and rough-faced battered sandstone plinth (this has rounded and pointed string over). Hipped slate roof with moulded brackets to eaves. Arcaded windows on 1st and ground floors (rounded intrados, pointed extrados on latter with labels), grey and yellow ashlar quoins. First floor has moulded string and impost strings. Two storey porch to left: pointed doorway with blind tympanum and label, 1 window on each face. Main elevation has on 1st floor an arcade of 5 windows with flanking round headed windows; the arcade has carved caps on engaged shafts. Five windows on ground floor, the right hand one over 2 doors. On corner of return to north are 2 levels of nook shafts on lst floor. North front has arcade of 5 windows on 1st floor (sashes) with free standing columns, carved caps and a central stone bracketed balcony. Three arches on ground floor, centre for narrower tall round headed door.

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