Keys to the Past

The Town Hall (Morpeth)

Morpeth Town Hall. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Morpeth Town Hall. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

The present town hall was built on the site of the old tollbooth, which was demolished sometime before 1714. It was built by the famous architect Vanbrugh for the Earl of Carlisle. It was later rebuilt in 1869 after a fire. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11077
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
20th Century (1901 to 2000)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Morpeth


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