Rothwell Preservation Trust

Rothwell Preservation Trust

Market House Rothwell

The Market House stands at the centre of the ancient market town of Rothwell, it is one of the buildings in the area erected by Sir Thomas Tresham. Sir Thomas, also known as Thomas the builder, was a Roman Catholic at the time when such beliefs were dangerous. Sir Thomas, Lord of the Manor of Rowell (as the town is still called by locals), made an agreement with Willian Grumbold, a mason from the nearby village of Weldon, "for certain works at Rothwell Crosse". Not only was he to erect the building, he was to carve on it the coats-of-arms of prominent Nothamptonshire families. The building is cruciform in shape and bears an inscription in Latin to explain Treshan's motives for erecting it: "This was the work of Sir Thomas Tresham, Knight. He did it for the sake of ...

EVENTS

The HandleBards Present 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' - 3rd August 2017

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EVENTS

Northamptonshire Ride & stride - 9th September 2017

The next Sponsored Bike Ride/Walk takes place on Saturday 9th September 2017. This annual event is an excellent way of raising funds for your ...

Contact & Opening Times

Market House
Market Hill
Rothwell
Kettering
Northants
NN14 6BW
The Market House Market Hill Rothwell Northants NN14 6BW The interior of the Market House is not open to the public on a daily basis, please email for information.
  • Child friendly
  • Free parking
  • Group tours
  • Meeting / conference space

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