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Latitude: 51.9787 / 51°58'43"N
Longitude: -0.0827 / 0°4'57"W
OS Eastings: 531782
OS Northings: 232874
OS Grid: TL317328
Mapcode National: GBR K8D.XKJ
Mapcode Global: VHGNP.JJ4G
Entry Name: Friars Grange
Listing Date: 29 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1102663
English Heritage Legacy ID: 162346
Location: Rushden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9
District: North Hertfordshire
Civil Parish: Rushden
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Rushden
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
RUSHDEN FRIARS GRANGE
TL 33 SW
7/23 Friars Grange
House. Early to mid C16 origins, C18 additions. Remodelled in C19,
altered in C20. Timber frame, all roughcast and weatherboarded. Slate
roofs. 2 bay 2 storey C16 block perhaps a wing of a larger house, now
disappeared. Narrower and lower 1 storey and attic 3 bay extension
attached to a weatherboarded former outbuilding. Original block has a
ground floor C20 rectangular bay projecting to front, C20 flush frame
casements. Inserted cross axial ridge stack on shallow pitched C19 roof.
3 bay range to left with 3 small gables, cross axial stack. To rear:
original block jettied with exposed joists, largely underbuilt. 2 gables
on 3 bay addition, right bay of which projects slightly with sham timber
framing. Entrance to left of this range. Entrance with C20 bracketed
hood in outbuilding to right, gable end of which has another entrance.
Interior: quirked wave moulded cross axial bearer with later chamfered
axial bearers in C16 bays, exposed jowled posts of large scantling.
Listing NGR: TL3178232874
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