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The Court House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Warden, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1333 / 52°7'59"N

Longitude: -1.2724 / 1°16'20"W

OS Eastings: 449901

OS Northings: 248578

OS Grid: SP499485

Mapcode National: GBR 7S4.94K

Mapcode Global: VHCVW.WNQ0

Entry Name: The Court House

Listing Date: 22 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234371

Location: Chipping Warden and Edgcote, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Chipping Warden and Edgcote

Built-Up Area: Chipping Warden

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Warden St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP44NE (North side)
4/100 The Court House


House. Possibly originally two. 2 adjoining ranges, left mid/late C17, right
mid/late C18. Regular coursed ironstone with irregular quoins. Thatched roofs
with gable parapets; stone ridge stacks with cornices. Each range originally
3-unit plan. Left range 2 storeys; 4 windows. Entrance in second bay has 4-plank
studded door with strap hinges. On left, 3-light stone mullioned window. Door
and window have hood mould. Small oval window to right. Sundial above door.
Right range: 3 storeys; 4 windows. Entrance in second bay has late C19/early C20
stone porch with coped gable, kneelers and ball finials (one missing). Ribbed
door in moulded basket arch doorway with square head and hood mould. Inside a
moulded 6-panelled door. Small oval window to right. 2 ground floor windows on
right have hood moulds; one has glazing bars. Painted 3-light leaded wood
casements with painted wood lintel throughout both ranges. Right range has
half-hipped roof. Massive stack with 5 square shafts at junction of the ranges.
Right return side has blocked one-light and 2-light stone mullioned windows on
first floor. Rear irregular 2-storey range has semi-circular bread oven
projecting on right. 3-storey range has C19 single storey addition with slate
roof. Interior: Entrance hall in 3-storey range has ceiling beam supported on
turned wood column, simple corner fireplace and C18 style round-arched corner
niche. Panelled room to right has open fireplace. Room, formerly 2, in 2-storey
range has bolection-moulded corner fireplace with C18 painting set in
overmantel, open fireplace and ceiling beam supported on another wood column.
Room beyond has open fireplace with bread oven, shaped niche, and cupboard with
H-hinges. 8-panelled doors. 2 straight flight staircases with turned balusters.
Stud partition on landing. Bedroom with good C18 iron grate. Late C19/early C20
single storey additions on left and right.

Listing NGR: SP4990148578

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

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