County Hall, Taunton
|County Hall, Taunton|
|Architect||E. Vincent Harris|
|Architectural style(s)||Neo-Georgian style|
|Designated||5 December 2000|
The historic seat of Somerset County Council was Taunton Shire Hall. A new building, which was designed by E. Vincent Harris in the municipal neo-Georgian style, was constructed from English bond buff-coloured and pink bricks with the dressings in Portland stone in 1935. The plan of the three-storey building has two wings at 45 degree to the central entrance block with an arch over the door and a coat of arms on the tympanum.
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