DetailsTodmorden Town Hall straddles the Walsden Water and was situated in both Lancashire and Yorkshire until the county boundary was moved on January 1st 1888. Designed by John Gibson of Westminster, this Grade 1 listed building holds a strong place in the hearts of local people.
Most iconic, from the outside, is the pediment. The carved stonework has two central female figures on a pedestal. The one on the left represents Lancashire (cotton spinning industry) and the one on the right Yorkshire (engineering and agriculture). Below the two figures are different friezes of the industries coming together to prosper on the border.
Inside the building there is an old Magistrate’s Court which now serves as the Todmorden Town Council Chamber. The ballroom upstairs spans the length of the building and holds many memories for those who have attended the variety of events held in the Town Hall for over 140 years.
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Short Description Free ‘Taster Tours’ are available for individuals and couples on the first Sunday of the month (except January) and start at 2pm opposite the iconic pediment. There is no need to book a tour: you can just turn up on the day! 3rd December; Celebrate Christmas at the Town Hall. Type Events & Festivals, Historic Sites & Trails, Walking Location Todmorden Event Date 3 Dec 2017 Event End Date 3 Dec 2017 Event Dates Address Todmorden Town Hall Bridge street Todmorden OL15 5AQ Phone Number 01706 548105 Recharge Point No
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Taster Tours of Todmorden Town Hall
Todmorden Town Hall Bridge street Todmorden OL15 5AQ
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