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Montagu Hospital

A Grade II* Listed Building in Weekley, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4191 / 52°25'8"N

Longitude: -0.6957 / 0°41'44"W

OS Eastings: 488802

OS Northings: 280918

OS Grid: SP888809

Mapcode National: GBR CVQ.BY6

Mapcode Global: VHDR9.WGLD

Entry Name: Montagu Hospital

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 19 June 1992

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231180

Location: Weekley, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Weekley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Weekley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP8880 Montagu Hospital
(Formerly Listed as:
The Old Almshouse)
Almshouse, now house. Dated 1611. Limestone ashlar, with
Collyweston stone slate roof, coped gablet and moulded stone
end stacks. 2 storeys. 4-window range. Symmetrically disposed.
Central Tudor-headed entrance, beneath classical entablature,
breaking forward on brackets at either end to carry ornate
obelisks. Frieze inscribed "WHAT.THOU.DOEST.DO.YT.IN.FAYTH".
Wide- boarded studded door, on strap hinges. Above the doorway
is the Montagu arms in a scrolly cartouche decorated with
strapwork, above this a painted sundial dated 1631 which
incorporates the carved date of 1611, and crowning the
centrepiece is an elaborate curved gable with kneelers and
obelisk finials, and a central circular blind panel.
Casement-moulded string course above the ground floor windows.
First floor recessed, above a chamfered set- off.
Ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with rectangular-leaded
casements, a 2-light and a 4-light on each floor to each side
of the centrepiece. Sundial to south gable end. Interior not

Listing NGR: SP8880280918

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