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A Grade II Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2378 / 52°14'16"N

Longitude: -0.8931 / 0°53'35"W

OS Eastings: 475686

OS Northings: 260532

OS Grid: SP756605

Mapcode National: GBR BW8.P1M

Mapcode Global: VHDS5.G0QV

Entry Name: City Buildings

Listing Date: 31 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371880

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232290

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

District Council Ward: Castle

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: St Giles, Northampton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

The following building shall be included;

FISH STREET
SP 7560 NE
2/602 City Buildings

II GV

Warehouse. 1900 by Alexander Ellis Anderson for Malcolm Inglis and Company,
Glasgow. Red brick and Weldon stone ashlar. Slate roof. Brick lateral stacks.
Rectangular on plan on corner site with main entrance at the corner. Wrennaissance
style.

4 storeys, attic and basement. 6 1/2 bays to Fish Street and 3 1/2 bays to The Riding.
Rusticated ashlar ground floor with entablature with large cornice and round arch
doorway in bay 4 of west front end. Main entrance doorway on left hand (NW) corner
with semi-circular canopy on acanthus brackets with finely carved armorial bearings
on soffit and draped female figures above carved by A Broadbent of London
(sculptor). Curved corner panel above doorway inscribed 'Malcolm Inglis and
Company, Glasgow' with flanking pilasters having bulls' heads over arms of various
cities, and round third floor window with carved festoons around and inscription
'est 1796' below. The first, second and third floor bays are divided by giant
rusticated pilasters (brick on first floor) supporting a heavy moulded entablature
with modillions, and have segmental headed windows with 2-light sashes. Attic storey
has rusticated stone window architraves and brick pilasters over which the cornice
above breaks forward. Plain rear (east) elevation. Interior: Floors supported on
cast-iron columns. Wide mahogany and oak open-well staircase at rear centre. Attic
storey open to roof with queen-post trusses. Source: A E Anderson, Malcolm Inglis
and Company, Souvenir, May 25 1901.


Listing NGR: SP7568660531

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