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The Pickwick Restaurant

A Grade II Listed Building in Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1327 / 52°7'57"N

Longitude: -0.9896 / 0°59'22"W

OS Eastings: 469257

OS Northings: 248745

OS Grid: SP692487

Mapcode National: GBR 9W5.8M0

Mapcode Global: VHDSH.SNPG

Entry Name: The Pickwick Restaurant

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235218

Location: Towcester, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Towcester

Built-Up Area: Towcester

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Towcester St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

13/196 Nos. 197, 199 and 201 (The
01/12/51 Pickwick Restaurant)
(Formerly listed as No. 197,
No.199, No.201)


Includes No.2, Park Street.
Row of shops and dwellings and restaurant. Early C18 with C20 alterations. Red
brick in Flemish bond, painted to front, C20 plain-tile hipped roofs, brick
ridge and end stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 6-window range. C20 shop
front to No. 197. C19 shop front to No. 199 with pair of canted bay windows either
side of C20 glazed door. C18 shop front to No.201 (The Pickwick Restaurant) with
part-glazed central door, flanked by bay windows, that to left with pair of
12-pane sash windows with thick glazing bars, that to right many-paned, both
with dentilled wood moulded cornice carried over door as hood. C19 canted bay
window to first floor left, C19 sash windows to first floor centre and 12-pane
sash windows to first floor right. Storey band and moulded eaves. Hipped and
gabled roof dormers. Wing to rear left faces Park Street, has flared headers to
brickwork and 12-pane sashes to ground and first floors all with gauged brick
lintels. Inserted C20 door with wood lintel. Lower 2-storey, one-window
extension with 4-panel part-glazed door with ornamental overlight and reeded
wood surround with cornice hood, C20 first floor casement window with
flat-arched head and nogged brick eaves. Interior: No.201 has rebuilt staircase
with re-used early C18 turned balusters.

Listing NGR: SP6926148738

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

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