Northampton

Medieval, Mackintosh, modern. By Rob Kendall
 

Northampton

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Starts

The Guildhall, St Giles' Square. The recording gives directions to the Guildhall from the station and St John's car park (map).

Ends

The Guildhall, St Giles' Square (map).

Time

Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

Distance

2.5 kilometres.

Disabled access

Avoid steps from Church of the Holy Sepulchre into Sheep Street by exiting on Church Lane and following it round into Sheep Street.

Route

Guildhall, Albion Place, Derngate, St. Giles Church, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Market Square, All Saints Church. An optional detour at the end of the walk, en route to the station, includes St. Peter's Church.

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Special notes

  • We strongly recommend a visit to 78 Derngate, remodelled by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, when you do your walk. All visits must be pre-booked on 01604 603407.
  • The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is open May-September, Wednesday 12-4, Saturday 2-4.
  • Several of the buildings on this walk are usually closed to the public, but may be open during Heritage Weekend, which takes place over the second weekend in September. For information call 01604 838800.
  • Only 2 CDs available.
 

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