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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Clopton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4085 / 52°24'30"N

Longitude: -0.4368 / 0°26'12"W

OS Eastings: 506429

OS Northings: 280092

OS Grid: TL064800

Mapcode National: GBR FYQ.Y3Q

Mapcode Global: VHFNX.CQXJ

Plus Code: 9C4XCH57+97

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 25 May 1967

Last Amended: 11 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040170

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232811

Location: Clopton, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Clopton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Clopton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


(South side)
The Old House

(Formerly listed as The Old Rectory)


Rectory, now house. Mid C17 origins, remodelled early C18, dated 1838 and
extended 1938. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate roof.
Originally double-depth, now L-shape plan. 2 storeys with attic. Main front is a
4-window range. Central part-glazed door has plain surround. Circular windows,
immediately flanking the door, have glazing bars and plain ashlar surrounds.
Other windows are sash windows with glazing bars and plain ashlar architraves
and sills and similar wooden heads. Roof dormers, ashlar gable parapets and
ashlar stacks at ridge. Circular windows are probably C19 re-fenestration.
Elevation to left has late C19 wooden bay window and c.1938 range, attached, in
similar style to main house. Elevation to right has rainwater head to central
valley with date 1838. Rear elevation has 2 leaded cross-windows, that to first
floor has some original glass. Interior: C17 staircase, with turned balusters,
rising around an open-well with quarter landings. The attic flight is probably
restored. Other rooms probably remodelled 1938; dining room has reset panelling.

Listing NGR: TL0642980092

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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