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Latitude: 52.3464 / 52°20'47"N
Longitude: -0.5312 / 0°31'52"W
OS Eastings: 500149
OS Northings: 273056
OS Grid: TL001730
Mapcode National: GBR FZC.Y88
Mapcode Global: VHFP7.R911
Entry Name: Berrister House
Listing Date: 17 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1192222
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232408
Location: Raunds, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN9
Civil Parish: Raunds
Built-Up Area: Raunds
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Raunds St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
Rectory, now house. Early C18 and early C19. Squared coursed limestone with
Collyweston slate roof. Originally U-shape plan, now double-depth. 2 storeys
with attic. Main front of 5-window range. Central C19 part-glazed door has
panelled reveals, fanlight with glazing bars and moulded wood surround. Sash
windows with glazing bars under gauged stone heads. Moulded stone cornice and
hipped roof with 3 hipped roof dormers with casement windows. Brick and stone
stacks at ridge. Elevation to left has similar sash windows with wood lintels.
Rear elevation has 2 projecting wings with hipped roofs and C19 single-storey
lean-to between. Similar sash windows, one is tripartite. Interior has early C18
staircase with turned balusters, stone flagged floors and remains of large open
fireplace with bressumer in room to right of entrance. Deeds of house date from
C14 when it was a rectory belonging to The College of Newark, Leicester. It
became lay property at the Dissolution of the Monastery after which part of the
grounds were granted for the building of a new vicarage.
(Northamptonshire County Records Office).
Listing NGR: TL0014973056
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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