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Kings Cliffe Endowed Primary School

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cliffe, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5635 / 52°33'48"N

Longitude: -0.5151 / 0°30'54"W

OS Eastings: 500752

OS Northings: 297218

OS Grid: TL007972

Mapcode National: GBR FWW.8KZ

Mapcode Global: WHGM9.2T0N

Entry Name: Kings Cliffe Endowed Primary School

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422118

Location: King's Cliffe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: King's Cliffe

Built-Up Area: King's Cliffe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: King's Cliffe All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

KINGS CLIFFE PARK STREET
TL0097 (East side)
12/127 Kings Cliffe Endowed Primary
School
GV II
House, now school. C17 and early C19, converted to school 1873 by Henry Kennedy,
enlarged as datestone 1881. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and
Collyweston slate roof. Originally 2 ranges forming an L-shape plan. Part
single-storey and part 2 storey with attic. West elevation has a C17
three-window range, to centre, with 4-light, ovolo moulded stone mullion,
windows. 2-stage buttresses, with ashlar dressings, between windows. Gabled roof
with C19 metal ventilator at ridge. Bay to left is also C19 with a 3-light,
stone mullion, attic window. Range breaking forward, to left, has datestone 1881
in gable end. 4-light stone mullion window, with transom, in gable end and 2
similar 3-light windows in return wall. Similar late C19 range breaks forward,
to right, with a tall 3-light stone mullion window, with 2 transoms, in gable
end. Similar single-storey range breaks forward to far right. Stone stacks at
ridge and end. South elevation, to right, has two 2- and 4-light stone mullion
windows, to first floor; both probably C17. 2, wooden, gabled dormers, also in
C17 range. C19 flat roofed extensions breaks forward to left of centre. C19
range breaks forward to left and has a large, stone mullion, window, with
transom, in return wall. To the left of this C17 elevation was used for a time
as the school masters house. North elevation is mainly late C19 with main
entrance to centre. Interior: C17 centre range of west elevation is now hall
rising through 2 storeys. Attic retains C17 roof structure and plaster floor.
C17 range of south elevation has early/mid C19 staircase with stick balustrade;
some rooms have ceiling beams. Attic retains some original roof structure and a
plaster floor. Doorway into hall has early C19 reeded surround. The 2 C17 ranges
are probably of different builds.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p101)


Listing NGR: TL0075297218

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