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Shire Hall

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51°48'43"-02°42'55" show decimal

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Shire Hall
Agincourt Square, Monmouth, NP25 3DY

The Shire Hall was built in 1724 to replace the previous smaller Market Hall. It has been used as a village hall since 1994, and a market was regularly held here until new renovation began on the site.

After a 4.5m restoration project, the Hall re-opened to the public in September 2010 and provides a tourist information centre and function rooms.

How to get here:

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Road: A40 - Follow the A40 to Monmouth. Exit at the roundabout and head into Monmouth. The Shire Hall is in the centre of town. town. (0.8 miles, 2m) +

Parking Details

it is recommended to use the town car park; turn left at Agincourt Street by the Shire Hall, then left again into Glendower Street, the car park is on the left

Where to walk

head away from the car park entrance and head out of the left pedstrian exit; walk through Beaufort Arms Court and the Hall is on the left.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableBy Beaufort Arms Court

Photo

Photograph taken: 7th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
The children are led into the Cyberfactory.

The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
Rosita leads the children to safety.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 7th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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The Unquiet Dead
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Filmed: 22 Sep 2004
Dickens looks on at the Gelth.

The Unquiet Dead
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Filmed: 22 Sep 2004
The Doctor, Rose and Dickens watch the undertakers burn down.

 

Additional Notes:

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In The Unquiet Dead the Doctor et al are seen to be looking at the undertaker's yard, but in reality that is in Beaufort Arms Court itself!

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Note the rags covering the modern lighting system in The Next Doctor!

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableLooking South

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 7th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
Hartigan and her Cybermen confront the Doctor and Rosita.

The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
Jackson Lake eliminates the Cybermen.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableLooking North

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Photograph taken: 23rd July 2008 by Chuck Foster

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
The Cybermen watch as the children and are herded into their factory, then enter and close the doors behind them.

 

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 7th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
The Doctor and Rosita are surprised by Cybermen.

The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
A Cybershade comes up to Hartigan.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableDoors

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 7th September 2010 by Chuck Foster

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The Next Doctor
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Filmed: 24 Apr 2008
The children are herded to the factory.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Beaufort Arms Court (The Unquiet Dead). Head through the passageway on the north side of the Hall into the court.

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White Swan Court (The Unquiet Dead). Head north on Monnow Street, then right into Church Street. The Court is on the left-hand side.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Church Street (The Unquiet Dead): 0.05 miles.

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St Mary's Street (The Unquiet Dead): 0.09 miles.

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Troy House (Day of the Moon): 0.92 miles.

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Wyastone Estate (Reset): 2.30 miles.

Filming Reports:

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24 Apr 2008: Album: David Kelm and Dave Edwards - Filming report/photos for the 2008 Christmas Special

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24 Apr 2008: YouTube - AfraidOfSunlight1 - Filming for the 2008 Christmas Special

In the News:

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28 Sep 2010: BBC News - "Princess Anne opens revamped Monmouth Shire Hall"

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15 Apr 2010: South Wales Argus - "Delay for Monmouth Shire Hall re-opening"

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1 Dec 2008: Monmouthshire sir fynwy - "Shire Hall discovery"

Trivia:

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On screen it appears that the arches that Dickens, the Doctor and Rose stand at are opposite the funeral parlour as it burns, but in reality its actually effectively behind, as it is through the passageway to the Hall!

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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Photos of the Hall - PDF document with various views of the hall from postcards etc.

Further links about the location:

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Welcome to Monmouth - "Shire Hall Monmouth"

Related Stories

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The Unquiet Dead [21 Sep 2004]: Opposite Sneed's Funeral Parlour

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The Next Doctor [24 Apr 2008]: Outside the Cyberbase

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