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Description: All Hallows Church Hall
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233750
OS Grid Reference: SP8911967965
OS Grid Coordinates: 489119, 267965
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3026, -0.6944
WELLINGBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
SP8967NW (South side)
11/97 All Hallows Church Hall
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as No.27 and
Church Hall (Old Grammer
Grammer 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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Source: English Heritage
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