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All Hallows Church Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3026 / 52°18'9"N

Longitude: -0.6944 / 0°41'39"W

OS Eastings: 489119

OS Northings: 267965

OS Grid: SP891679

Mapcode National: GBR CX2.R6S

Mapcode Global: VHDRW.XD75

Entry Name: All Hallows Church Hall

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233750

Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Town: Wellingborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Swanspool

Built-Up Area: Wellingborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Wellingborough

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP8967NW (South side)
11/97 All Hallows Church Hall
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as No.27 and
Church Hall (Old Grammar


Grammar School, now church hall. Early C17, restored C19 and C20. Squared
coursed ironstone, part banded with limestone, with C20 plain-tile roof.
Originally probably 2-unit plan, one of which was a larger hall. 2 storeys with
attic, 5-window range of 4-light stone-mullion windows with leaded lights. C20
door to left has 4-centred moulded stone head with roundels in the spandrels. 2
large stone dormers with 3-light stone mullion windows with ashlar gable
parapets, kneelers and 3 finials. Stone stack with cornice to end and ashlar
window to first floor with quatrefoil panel above. Turned finials to kneelers
and mid parts of parapets. Rear elevation to Church Street has three C19
stone-mullion windows and 2 door openings with 4-centered mouldd stone heads. 3
trefoil air holes to ground and first floor. Pair of tall stone stacks at eaves.
Panels above entrance to main front have moulded stone surrounds with plain
panel below and inscription, "Edward Pickering of Swasey in the Country of
Cambridge Esq., one of the sons of Sir John Pickering late of Tichmarsh in this
County K't and Barn't Ana.Dnj. 1682. Gave to this free school 130L for the
advancement of learning. Aspice Respice Fac Smilie". Also, "Richard Fisher of
Wellingborough gent, gave to the schoolmasters of this place 15 per an. for the
further encouragment of learning An.Dnj.1711", and below, "Qiao,aozi Multum
Debeo. Barbaris autem nihil". C20 rstored sundial in dormer above. Interior: 2
plank doors with strap hinges to entrance vestibule.Remains of carved stone sun
face in entrance hall. Central chamfered ceiling beam in room to right. First
floor hall has C19 exposed roof trusses and plaster panels.

Listing NGR: SP8911967965

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