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Rothwell Market House

A Grade I Listed Building in Rothwell, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4228 / 52°25'22"N

Longitude: -0.8004 / 0°48'1"W

OS Eastings: 481669

OS Northings: 281209

OS Grid: SP816812

Mapcode National: GBR CVL.2FM

Mapcode Global: VHDR8.2CPJ

Entry Name: Rothwell Market House

Listing Date: 12 June 1950

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1288812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 398698

Location: Rothwell, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Rothwell

Built-Up Area: Rothwell

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Rothwell with Orton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 8081-8181
9/78 Rothwell Market House
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

Listing NGR: SP8166981209

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

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