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Queens Hall Day Centre, Wellingborough

Description: Queens Hall Day Centre

Grade: II
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

Location: High Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 4HR

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 4HR

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Listing Text

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

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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