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©  Michael Bass

IoE Number: 33260
Photographer: Michael Bass
Date Photographed: 20 September 2001
Date listed: 19 May 1983
Date of last amendment: 19 May 1983
Grade II

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WALLISCOTE ROAD5121The Town HallST 3261 SW 11/57IIGV

WALLISCOTE ROAD 1. 5121 The Town Hall ST 3261 SW 11/57 II GV 2. Begun. late 1850's by J M Ison of Bath; extended and enlarged 1897 by Hans Price; north front 1927. Ashlar, slate roof. Walliscote Road elevation: (except end 3 windows which are the return of the Oxford Street elevation) 1897. Asymmetrical composition. Tall, set-back square clock tower, rubble with bands of ashlar ending in elaborate 2-stage roof. Main entrance block has advanced central section with arcaded porte-cochere; gabled upper section with corner pilasters, carved finials: central group of 4 round arched windows flanked by columns. To either side, 3 round- headed windows. Balustraded parapet. At south, wing breaks forward. Two storeys and attic. Eight round-headed windows. Gabled central dormer with pediment and oculus. Doorway framed by aedicule with open segmental pediment. Oxford Street elevation: 1927. Symmetrical classical block 9 windows, glazing bar sashes in deep reveals. End pavilions advanced with rusticated pilaster strips and ground floor windows in aedicules with pediment. Recessed central window with Ionic columns, balcony. Cornice and parapet.

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