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The Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Houghton, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190462

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235550

Location: Little Houghton, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text

SP8059 (West side)
11/150 No.30 (The Old School House)

- II

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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