?Northampton's most unusual listed buildings

Northampton has many listed buildings but there are a handful that would come as a surprise.

Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 3:39 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st May 2019, 4:18 pm
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The listed entries for Northampton can be viewed on line by using the link to the Planning page of the Council’s website at www.northampton.gov.uk The list can also be inspected at the council’s One Stop Shop at The Guildhall and in the Local Studies Room at Central Library, Abington Street.

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Telephone kiosk of the K6 type designed by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1935. Cast iron.

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Seated woman with a fish, which originally had water coming out of its mouth. First exhibited at the second Battersea Park Sculpture Exhibition, in 1951.
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Included mainly for elaborate cast iron verandah to ground floor of south side elevation in late Regency style.
1678 water tower, which was a combined well-house and dovecote
Formerly known as Nazareth House. 1876-7 by E W Tasker in free late Gothic style. Chapel at back on left has small spire astride roof ridge.
Terracotta statue on plinth with white marble tablets, of Charles Bradlaugh, MP, for Northampton 1880-91, advocate of free thought and politician
Included as one of only two largely surviving examples of the work of W R Glen, Britain's most prolific cinema architect.
Adjoining the south-east corner of the house. Former Orangery.
Oliver Ammi Miller, an American entrepreneur from the shoe-manufacturing town of Brockton, Mass., built this last works in 1896.
White sandstone obelisk on pedestal. About 100 feet high on ground. Erected 1764 in memory of William Cavendish Duke of Devonshire.
Built following the 1852 reform of the Miltia to provide a secure and defensible store / armoury for the local regiment.
Well site reputedly connected with Becket, summoned to Northampton to appear before the royal council, 1164.
Former railway granary, now disused. Built c.1880 for the Midland Railway.