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Alfred East Art Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Kettering, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.396 / 52°23'45"N

Longitude: -0.7275 / 0°43'38"W

OS Eastings: 486682

OS Northings: 278317

OS Grid: SP866783

Mapcode National: GBR CVW.NXF

Mapcode Global: VHDRH.B1RJ

Entry Name: Alfred East Art Gallery

Listing Date: 14 April 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372593

English Heritage Legacy ID: 230109

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Town: Kettering

Electoral Ward/Division: William Knibb

Built-Up Area: Kettering

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Kettering St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/04/2015

SP 8678
1/000

SHEEP STREET (East Side)
Alfred East Art Gallery


GV
II
1913 by J A Gotch in Neoclassical style. Ashlar, of Weldon stone with low pitched roof behind parapet. Single storey on rusticated base. No windows, Roman Doric order with half columns in centre of side elevation framing the main entrance arch in rusticated chamfered voussoir with carved keystone. Pairs of columns either end of front frame raised panels and wreaths with garlands.

That main external entrance opens off a small courtyard containing Kettering's Grade II-listed war memorial, also designed by J A Gotch. The names of those who fell in the First World War appear on a panel, also by Gotch, on the end wall of the gallery facing the memorial. A similar panel was added alongside after the Second World War, with another at the end of the wall for those lost in later conflicts.

The Alfred East Art Gallery abutts and is accessible from Kettering's 1904 Grade II-listed public library.

Public Library, Art Gallery, Alfred East Monument and Dryland Fountain form a group.


Listing NGR: SP8668278317


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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