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Clare House

A Grade II Listed Building in Northborough, City of Peterborough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6556 / 52°39'20"N

Longitude: -0.2923 / 0°17'32"W

OS Eastings: 515608

OS Northings: 307797

OS Grid: TF156077

Mapcode National: GBR GXB.JX1

Mapcode Global: WHHN4.HJ00

Entry Name: Clare House

Listing Date: 15 December 1955

Last Amended: 24 February 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 50199

Location: Northborough, Peterborough, PE6

County: City of Peterborough

Civil Parish: Northborough

Built-Up Area: Northborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Northborough St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1.
5141 NORTHBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
(south side)
No 42
(Clare House)
formerly listed under
Main street)
TF 1507 27/411 15.12.55
II GV
2.
Said to have been built in 1823 for the poet John Clare by a rich patron
but actually an C18 cottage which was given to Clare in circa 1823 by Fitzwilliam.
Clare lived here for 10 years.
Coursed stone rubble cottage with thatched roof with brick coped gable
ends. One storey and attic. Three window range. C19 2-light casements,
centre modern. Attic window in thatch at eaves level. Brick end chimney
stacks. One storey flat roofed stone lean-to on west end. VCH Northamptonshire
Vol II.


Listing NGR: TF1560807797

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