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Northampton Guildhall

The Guildhall St. Giles Square, Northampton NN1 1DE, England
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This place is stunning and centre stage for the town. Note the new build has scaffolding but does... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Such an impressive building! Go in and be surprised.

It was lovely to revisit the scene of my greatest academic achievement. Outside is even more... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Graham B
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Raunds, United Kingdom
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The Guildhall St. Giles Square, Northampton NN1 1DE, England
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"beautiful building"
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"main hall"
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"modern addition"
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"unexpected gem"
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"xmas party"
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"real treasure"
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"steeped in history"
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"lovely venue"
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"worth a visit"
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"open to the public"
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"town centre"
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"grandeur"
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"mayors"
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"civic"
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"sculptures"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is stunning and centre stage for the town. Note the new build has scaffolding but does not detract from the beauty of the old build. do not just walk by stop and enjoy the beauty of the gothic building.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

It was lovely to revisit the scene of my greatest academic achievement. Outside is even more stunning, especially as the artificial light illuminates so much more. Inside an historic and wonderfully maintained reminder of our past.

Thank Graham B
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This year's Xmas party was held at the guild hall. Lovely venue. Great facilities for a party. Decorated well. And we had no complaints about the meal. Or indeed anything.

1  Thank Neil M
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Really worth visiting Northampton Guildhall. Built in the mid-18th century in neo-gothic style. It is free to enter but the main hall is not always open as there are events and functions. Beautiful stained glass windows and interesting courtyard with sculptures of prominent people associated...More

1  Thank Sallyrb2014
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning. Stunning. Stunning. No more needs to be said. This is a real treasure of the town with gothic architecture and a tasteful modern addition. The great hall is wonderful and available for weddings, civil partnerships or general hire. With all of this is also...More

1  Thank northants90
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We recently had a family wedding at the Guildhall..every room was amazing....def a must see if visiting Northampton..

1  Thank marymccartan61
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

A truly beautiful building, recollecting Northampton's more prosperous past at the center of the shoe-making industry. Magnificent architecture, impressive stone carvings and many paintings, coats of arms and other memorabilia recalling hundreds of years of the town's history and its mayors and officials. To get...More

1  Thank steamfan007
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The grand hall has portraits of many men who were associated with Northamptonshire, like William Carey. The Court room was once used for a court & has cells below. The other rooms have fascinating murals of our shoe making history & the Council Chamber is...More

2  Thank MEP436
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a wedding once, the staff there seemed miserable however it was a lovely venue, despite there not being much to see

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This building is amazing. We walked in off the street hoping for a glimpse and ended up exploring upstairs and down. The inside is opulent and gorgeous reflecting a time when Northampton was cashed up. Really worth a visit. Really nice to see a place...More

1  Thank Jacqueline S
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