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County Hall, Northampton

Description: County Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 9 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 232053

OS Grid Reference: SP7549160418
OS Grid Coordinates: 475491, 260418
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2368, -0.8959

Location: George Row, Northampton NN1 1DF

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN1 1DF

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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 a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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