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School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Finedon, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233658

Location: Finedon, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

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

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Listing Text

SP9172 (West side)
6/7 School House
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as Boys
Junior School)

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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