Sessions House, Northampton

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Sessions House in Northampton town centre

The Sessions House is a Grade I listed building in the centre of Northampton, England. Built in 1675 following the Great Fire of Northampton, it is often considered[citation needed] one of the finest provincial courthouses in England. The court finally moved in 1993, and the building stood empty until 2010 when a new visitor centre was opened. Of particular note is the plasterwork on the ceilings. The Sessions House is constructed of stone with baroque details. The building is adjacent to County Hall, the home of Northamptonshire County Council.

External links[edit]

"History of the Sessions House". Northamptonshire County Council. 9 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-03. 

Coordinates: 52°14′13″N 0°53′45″W / 52.2369°N 0.8957°W / 52.2369; -0.8957