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Latitude: 52.3024 / 52°18'8"N
Longitude: -0.6968 / 0°41'48"W
OS Eastings: 488961
OS Northings: 267946
OS Grid: SP889679
Mapcode National: GBR CX2.QMZ
Mapcode Global: VHDRW.WD09
Entry Name: Queens Hall Day Centre
Listing Date: 9 June 1970
Last Amended: 12 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371786
English Heritage Legacy ID: 233767
Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8
Electoral Ward/Division: Swanspool
Built-Up Area: Wellingborough
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Wellingborough
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
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
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