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Maidwell Hall School

A Grade II Listed Building in Maidwell, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3844 / 52°23'3"N

Longitude: -0.9009 / 0°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 474906

OS Northings: 276833

OS Grid: SP749768

Mapcode National: GBR BTJ.F2R

Mapcode Global: VHDRD.BBMG

Entry Name: Maidwell Hall School

Listing Date: 19 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360357

Location: Maidwell, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Maidwell

Built-Up Area: Maidwell

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Maidwell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

MAIDWELL
SP77NW
6/104 Maidwell Hall School

GV II

Country House, now school. Datestone 1637. C18 house remodelled by J.A. Gotch in
1885. Regular coursed lias with plain tile roof. train house is a shallow H-plan
with square towers at the corners. 2 storeys with attic. Centre of the main
front is of 9-window range of casements with wood mullions and transoms with
plain ashlar surrounds. The centre bay breaks forward to a 2 storey porch with
ashlar facade. Entrance has round head with moulded stone voussoirs.
Semi-circular headed window to first floor with open balustrade above. Dutch
gable with round window set back above porch. Datestone 1639 on porch. Similar
balustrading to main house probably c.1885. Gabled roof with dormers having
simple wood pediments. Large ashlar stacks at ridge. Square flanking towers have
moulded stone cornices and large lead cupolas all probably c.1885. Wing to right
probably mid C17 of 5-window range of 2-light stone mullion windows with ashlar
gable parapets and stacks to ridge and end. Garden and rear facades similar to
main facade with large staircase projection to rear probably c.1885 having
armorial tablets. North side has mid and late C20 extensions. Interior: Dates
mainly from restoration of c.1902 following a fire and c,1930 adaption to
school. Entrance hall has wide staircase with moulded wood balustrade. The
entrance hall and 4 principal reception rooms to left and right all has large
early C20 fireplaces some probably incorporating earlier mouldings. East wing
staircase hall haslarge open fireplace with ashlar surround and flanking arched
opening: probably C17. First-floor principal rooms to east front have fireplaces
with moulded stone surrounds.
(Buildings of England; Northamptonshire, p.302).


Listing NGR: SP7490676833

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