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Dulverton Library, Fore Street

The 1855 main entrance


Sunderland' s first purpose-built town hall was the Exchange Building.

Transcribed and introduced by Maureen M Meikle.   The customs posts were prized at Sunderland, so there was always competition when a vaca

The Barrett Browning Institute was opened on 16 January 1896.

This two-storey timber-framed building is a key central structure in Ledbury and an important visual symbol of the town.

Ledbury Community Health and Care Centre was opened in 2002.

Timber-framed and set on octagonal stone columns, the Tolsey is typical of a broad range of market houses, town halls, and moot- or guildhalls foun

Henley's present town hall, completed in 1901, has had at least three predecessors, only one of which occupied the same site.