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

Corby & District Lions Club Funday - 30th June 2019

Classic Cars, Archery, Highland Dancers, Crafts & Charity Stalls, Carnival Princesses, Ukulele Band, Dog Show, Grand Prize Draw, Bouncy Castle, Children's Rides & ...

EVENTS

Yardley Hastings Open Gardens - 30th June 2019

14 Gardens will be open to delight and inspire, in aid of St Andrew's Church.  Cottage and more formal gardens, established and new planting, ...

EVENTS

Generosity Heritage Trail - 25th July - 28th July 2019

To celebrate philanthropy and the spirit of giving, Northamptonshire Community Foundation is presenting a ‘Generosity Heritage Trail’. This interactive, theatrical, guided tour ...

EVENTS

Northants Preservation Society - Transport... - 3rd August - 4th August 2019

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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