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College House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3076 / 52°18'27"N

Longitude: -0.5927 / 0°35'33"W

OS Eastings: 496046

OS Northings: 268651

OS Grid: SP960686

Mapcode National: GBR DYK.6Z7

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.P81B

Entry Name: College House

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232328

Location: Higham Ferrers, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Higham Ferrers

Built-Up Area: Higham Ferrers

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Higham Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP9668NW (East side)
College House

House. Datestone AD/1633/WS and T.F.1683 and late C17/early C18. Squared coursed
limestone with early C20 plain tile roof. 3-unit plan of different builds. 2
storeys with attic. 6-window range. Gabled porch breaks forward to right of
centre with arch-head outer doorway with jewel-cut keystone. Ribbed door under
stone lintel. Roundels with cusps to return walls of porch. 3-light stone
mullion window to first floor of porch and small arch- head attic window. C17
canted stone bay window with gabled attic hood to right of porch has 5-light
stone mullion window at first floor. Ground floor window has been modified and
has only one light in right return. 2-light stone mullion attic window. 4-window
range to left is late C17/early C18 with renewed leaded cross windows under
gauged stone heads. Chamfered plinth and moulded cornice. Ashlar gable parapets
and kneelers with square finial bases to C17 range. 2 gabled roof dormers with
casements to C18 range. Brick and stone stacks at ridge and ends. Datestone
above doorway 1633. Rear elevation has one tripartite sash window and datestone
1683. Interior has some panelled doors and window reveals.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.259).

Listing NGR: SP9604668651

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