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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1286782



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jun-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233806

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 28/11/2016

SP 8967 NW, 11/145


(Formerly listed as: The Golden Hind Hotel, and Coleman Bird Associates Shop)

(Previously listed as: The Hind Hotel)




Hotel and former shop. c.1645. Mid C18 and late C19. Squared coursed ironstone with slate, stone slate and plain tile-roofs. Originally courtyard plan. 2 storeys with attic. Main front of 5-window range. Central arched entrance has moulded stone surround with large wooden porch supported on pairs of square Doric columns with turned balustrade above supporting a painted coat of arms and figure of golden hind; all c.1891. Ground floor windows are 2-light stone-mullion windows with leaded lights c.1872. Three 3-light stone mullion Venetian style windows at first floor alternating with 4-light stone mullion and transom windows; all probably C17 with leaded lights. 3 equal gables have 3-light stone mullion Venetian style attic windows. Moulded stone string course above first floor windows. Ashlar parapet to eaves and gables. 2 rainwater heads to either side of porch have date 1741 and similar rainwater to far left and right have date 1769. Brick and stone stacks at ridge. 2-bay, 3-storey extension to left is dated 1902 and of similar style with stone-mullion windows to each floor. The ground floor was once a shop. North range to right of main front, partially reconstructed c,1891, has a l0-bay centre range of 2- and 3-light stone mullion window with leaded lights. 6-light, C17, stone mullion window with transom to gable at far left has similar 3-light attic window above. c.1891 carriage arch with half timber upper storey to right and C17 gable with stone mullion windows to far right. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Rear elevations altered C19 and C20 with section of pitched roof to far left having original plain tiles. The courtyard, reputed to have had open colonnade, is now almost enclosed by C19 extensions.

INTERIOR: staircase part C17 has heavy turned balustrade and tall newel finials. First floor rooms to main front have some C18 panelling, probably reset. The Cromwell Room to the first floor of the north range has a C17 carved ceiling beam, moulded plaster ceiling and panelled walls, that to the right of the fireplace has a secret catch giving access to a vestibule beyond; the various artefacts in this room may be reset.

(History of Wellingborough: J. and M. Palmer).

Listing NGR: SP8920067778

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Palmer, J, Palmer, M, History of Wellingborough

National Grid Reference: SP 89200 67778


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