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Latitude: 52.2273 / 52°13'38"N
Longitude: -0.8239 / 0°49'26"W
OS Eastings: 480425
OS Northings: 259434
OS Grid: SP804594
Mapcode National: GBR CXW.8J5
Mapcode Global: VHDS6.N8SY
Entry Name: The Old School House
Listing Date: 3 May 1968
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1190462
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235550
Location: Little Houghton, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7
District: South Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Little Houghton
Built-Up Area: Little Houghton
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Little Houghton St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
LITTLE HOUGHTON LODGE ROAD
SP8059 (West side)
11/150 No.30 (The Old School House)
House, formerly school and school house. Dated 1762, altered C20. Coursed
ironstone rubble, asbestos tile roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 2-unit plan. 2
storeys and attic; 4-window range. Main front faces garden, formerly school
yard, to south and has 2-light C20 windows to ground floor. Ground floor windows
were formerly at higher level; their wood lintels survive two courses above
present windows. 2-light leaded casement windows to 1st floor with wood lintels,
all leaded except for that to far left. Stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Entrance to rear. Datestone to right gable facing street inscribed TW/1762.
Interior not inspected. Provision was made to build a school house in the will
of William Ward dated 5th March 1673. The initials on the building are those of
Thomas Ward 1706-1772. It remained a school until 1891.
(Little Houghton Coronation Scrapbook, 1953)
Listing NGR: SP8042559434
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