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Latitude: 52.3386 / 52°20'18"N
Longitude: -0.6625 / 0°39'45"W
OS Eastings: 491219
OS Northings: 272010
OS Grid: SP912720
Mapcode National: GBR DY2.7BT
Mapcode Global: VHFP5.GHL2
Entry Name: School House
Listing Date: 23 September 1950
Last Amended: 12 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040663
English Heritage Legacy ID: 233658
Location: Finedon, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9
Civil Parish: Finedon
Built-Up Area: Finedon
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Finedon St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
FINEOON CHURCH HILL
SP9172 (West side)
6/7 School House
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as Boys
Boys school and masters house, now house. Datestones 1595 and 1760. Squared coursed ironstone with slate roof. L-shape plan. 2 storeys, part with attic.
Main front abutting road of 3-window range at ground floor of 2- and 3-light
stone-mullioned windows with leaded lights. Gabled cross wing to left of c.1595
has C19 plank door to right with 4-centred moulded stone head. 2-window range to
right is of a different build. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelars, Ironstone
stacks to gable ends of cross wing and ashlar stacks at ridge and end of right
range. Single storey extension to far right has datestone 1760 in covered way.
Pear elevation facing churchyard is similar with 3- and 4-light stone-mullion
windows to cross wing. Datestone 1595 on return wall and Royal coat of arms in
gable with initials E.R. Interior has some chamfered ceiling beams. Endowed as a
boys school 1595 by Richard Walker; closed as school 1961.
(Finedon Otherwise Thingdon by J.L.H. Bailey, p127).
Listing NGR: SP9121972010
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