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Latitude: 52.544 / 52°32'38"N
Longitude: -0.6746 / 0°40'28"W
OS Eastings: 489982
OS Northings: 294845
OS Grid: SP899948
Mapcode National: GBR DVJ.J87
Mapcode Global: VHFN6.8B72
Entry Name: Harborough Hill House and Attached Stables and Coach House
Listing Date: 6 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051755
English Heritage Legacy ID: 229836
Location: Gretton, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17
Civil Parish: Gretton
Built-Up Area: Gretton
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Gretton St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
Harborough Hill House and
attached stables and coach
House. Datestone WN/1858/XI. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and
Collyweston slate roof. Double depth plan. 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front
of 3-window range of C19 casements, with similar centre window; all under gauged
stone heads with keyblocks. Central gabled porch has arch-head opening with
panelled door. Pair of gables with arch-head attic windows have semi circular
merlon with ball finial between. Probably reset from Kirby Hall (q.v.). Ashlar
gable parapets and kneelers and stone stacks rising from central valley.
Datestone in porch. Garden front to left is similar of 3-window range with
central blank arch at ground floor with rusticated pilasters and spandrels and
moulded cornice over. Arms of Earls of Winchelsea in upper part of arch. This
feature and the merlon on the entrance front were probably reset from Kirby
Hall. C20 extension to left. Former stables and coach house are attached to
extreme right of front. Interior has some 6-panelled doors and panelled window
reveals. Built as agents house for Kirby Hall estate.
Listing NGR: SP8998294845
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