Description: Queens Hall Day Centre
Date Listed: 9 June 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 233767
OS Grid Reference: SP8896167946
OS Grid Coordinates: 488961, 267946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3024, -0.6968
WELLINGBOROUGH HIGH STREET
SP8867NE (West side)
09/06/70 Queens Hall Day Centre
(Formerly listed as Public
Shown as Library an 0.S. map.
Public halls converted to public library, now day centre. Datestone 1887. Main
front of squared coursed ironstone with ashlar dressings, rear of brick with
slate roof. Two halls, one larger, with vestibules and ancillary rooms. Single
storey. Main front of 2 gables in C17 style. That to left has a pair of large,
12-light, stone mullion windows with transoms, linked at their heads by an
inscribed panel with a moulded cornice over. Small 4-light stone mulliond window
above with scroll decoration to head. Ball finials at eaves and apex of gable.
Gable to right in similar style with 9-light stone mullion window with transoms
and inscription at head. Entrance to left of window has 4-centred moulded stone
arch with "Free Library" inscribed above. Similar entrance in porch to far left.
Inscription above window to left gable "Anno Domini Saint Helliers MDCCCLXXXVII"
and inscription above window in right gable, "Queens Hall". Side and rear plain
with casement windows. Interior: larger hall retains moulded wood surround to
procenium arch of former stage.
Listing NGR: SP8896167946
Source: English Heritage
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