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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: COUNTY HALL

List entry Number: 1039665

Location

COUNTY HALL, GEORGE ROW

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireNorthamptonDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jan-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232053

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. GEORGE ROW 5327 County Hall (Formerly listed as Court House, (West Wing))

SP 7560 SW 3/354 9.12.68. II* GV

2. C18 house rebuilt 1845 by James Milne. Remodelling by Edmund Law, 1890, further alterations by Aston Webb circa 1900. Ashlar. 2 storeys with dentil cornice to entablature, blocking course. Rusticated ground floor with Tuscan pilasters. 1st floor Roman Ionic half columqs. 5 sash windows, ground floor round heads with mask keystones, 1st floor eared architrave surrounds under alternate segmental and triangular pediments on consoles, central pediment broken, all beneath oblong panels with swags in relief. Interior: half oval council chamber by Edmund Law, 189O; entrance hall, octagon room and staircase by Aston Webb.

Judge's Lodgings, Sessions House, County Hall, County Council Offices & Nos 8, 8A, 9 & 9A form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7549160418

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National Grid Reference: SP 75491 60418

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