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County Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2368 / 52°14'12"N

Longitude: -0.8959 / 0°53'45"W

OS Eastings: 475491

OS Northings: 260418

OS Grid: SP754604

Mapcode National: GBR BW8.N9N

Mapcode Global: VHDS5.F16L

Entry Name: County Hall

Listing Date: 9 December 1968

Last Amended: 22 January 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232053

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Northampton All Saints with St Katherine

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

County Hall
(Formerly listed as
Court House, (West Wing))

SP 7560 SW 3/354 9.12.68.

C18 house rebuilt 1845 by James Milne. Remodelling by Edmund Law, 1890, further
alterations by Aston Webb circa 1900. Ashlar. 2 storeys with dentil cornice
to entablature, blocking course. Rusticated ground floor with Tuscan pilasters.
1st floor Roman Ionic half columqs. 5 sash windows, ground floor round heads
with mask keystones, 1st floor eared architrave surrounds under alternate segmental
and triangular pediments on consoles, central pediment broken, all beneath oblong
panels with swags in relief.
Interior: half oval council chamber by Edmund Law, 189O; entrance hall, octagon
room and staircase by Aston Webb.

Judge's Lodgings, Sessions House, County Hall, County Council Offices & Nos 8,
8A, 9 & 9A form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7549160418

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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