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Queens Hall Day Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233767

Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Town: Wellingborough

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

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Listing Text

WELLINGBOROUGH HIGH STREET
SP8867NE (West side)
09/06/70 Queens Hall Day Centre
(Formerly listed as Public
library)

II

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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