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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: 1288812



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Rothwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1950

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 398698

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ROTHWELL MARKET HILL SP 8081-8181 9/78 Rothwell Market House 12.6.50 GV Market House. 1578. Built to the designs of William Grumbold for Sir Thomas Tresham. Completed for use as Council Chambers and Library, 1895, by J A Gotch, and restored 1913. Limestone ashlar with lead roof. Chamfered plinth, moulded sill band, first floor band with Latin inscription, parapet with frieze of shields. Pilasters in 2 orders, decorated with trefoils and heraldic devices. Single side wall stack. 2 storeys, the ground floor originally open. Rectangular plan with a 2- storey projecting square bay in the centre of each side, and a round stair turret at the south east corner. North front has a central doorway with fanlight and above it, tablet inscribed 'Urban Council Chamber'. Above again, a clock. On either side a round headed opening with C20 3- light wood mullioned and transomed windows. Above, 2 C16 4-light mullioned leaded casements. Similar south side has above the blocked doorway a crest and above it, a blank lozenge. On either side, round headed openings, that to left blocked, that to right glazed. Above, a 4- light and a 3-light mullioned window. The stair turret has, above, a 3- light and a 2-light mullioned window. East side has a round headed opening to the right with a part-glazed C20 infilling panel and a 4- centred arched door. Above, a 4-light mullioned window. West side has a central round headed opening with a 3-light mullioned and transomed window. Over it, a square blank panel. Above, a 4-light mullioned window.

Listing NGR: SP8166981209

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National Grid Reference: SP 81669 81209


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