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Glebe House and Attached Steps and Railings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Easton on the Hill, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6297 / 52°37'46"N

Longitude: -0.5101 / 0°30'36"W

OS Eastings: 500937

OS Northings: 304591

OS Grid: TF009045

Mapcode National: GBR FW3.3W0

Mapcode Global: WHGM3.45CB

Entry Name: Glebe House and Attached Steps and Railings

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 October 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225510

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421706

Location: Easton on the Hill, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE9

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Easton on the Hill

Built-Up Area: Easton on the Hill

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Easton-on-the-Hill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

EASTON ON THE HILL WEST STREET
TF0004 (East side)
10/84 Glebe House and attached steps
23/05/67 and railings
(Formerly listed as The
Rectory)
GV II*
Rectory, now house. Early C18. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressing
and limestone ashlar facade to garden front. Collyweston slate roof. Double
depth plan. 2 storeys with basement and attics. Entrance front is a 5-window
range. Central, 6-panel door has arch-head fanlight set in square surround under
a stone lintel. 6- and 9-paned sash windows also under stone lintels, which
forms continuous ashlar bands. All openings have ashlar dressing. Four, 3-light,
ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to basement. Ashlar quoins and wooden
dentilled cornice. 5 hipped roof dormers have mid C19 sash windows. Double
gabled roof with ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Ashlar end stacks with
moulded cornices. Flight of steps with iron railings gives access to front door.
Sundial over front door has a wave moulded keystone and inscription, "fear the
Lord always". Doorway in right gable, with double chamfered jambs, gives access
to the basement. Rear elevation, to garden, is a similar 5-window range, with
moulded stone window surrounds. Central part-glazed door has similar surround.
Interior has C18 staircase with square newels and turned balusters. Room to
right of entrance has a C18 secondary stair. Rooms on garden front have some
plain panelling, wooden cornices and chair rails. Fireplaces have bolection
moulded wooden surrounds. Fireplace at first floor has eared surround and egg
and dart enrichment. C18 cooking range in basement. Attic has plaster floor.
Said to have been the home of Captain Lancelott Skynner, R.N., who was captain
of H.M.S. Lutine which was ship wrecked in 1799.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: 59)


Listing NGR: TF0093704591

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