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Town Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Finedon, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3389 / 52°20'20"N

Longitude: -0.6582 / 0°39'29"W

OS Eastings: 491518

OS Northings: 272052

OS Grid: SP915720

Mapcode National: GBR DY2.8FZ

Mapcode Global: VHFP5.JGXT

Entry Name: Town Hall

Listing Date: 9 June 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040662

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233657

Location: Finedon, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Civil Parish: Finedon

Built-Up Area: Finedon

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Finedon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP9172 (East side)
6/6 Town Hall
Temperance Hall, now town hall and public library. Datestone 1868. Squared
coursed ironstone with ashlar dressings. First-floor hall with former
hall-keepers dwelling below. South elevation has central gabled porch with pair
of panelled doors in moulded stone surround and arch head; small trefoil above.
Tall 3-light first-floor window has square stepped head and moulded stone
surround. Stepped gable above has ashlar parapets, kneelers, and arch head
finial with datestone. Clock with moulded stone surround above windows. North
elevation is similar but plain with central arch head opening, with moulded
stone surround, giving access to first-floor hall. Side elevations of 4-window
ranges of 2-light windows with moulded stone surrounds arid pointed heads at
first floors. 2 stage buttresses between windows. Lateral stone stacks.
Interior: first-floor hall retains C19 exposed roof structure.
(Finedon otherwise Thingdon by J.L.H. Bailey, p.141).

Listing NGR: SP9151872052

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