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Hospital the Grammar School

A Grade II Listed Building in Clipston, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4274 / 52°25'38"N

Longitude: -0.9532 / 0°57'11"W

OS Eastings: 471273

OS Northings: 281560

OS Grid: SP712815

Mapcode National: GBR BSV.ZRB

Mapcode Global: VHDR5.F8F0

Plus Code: 9C4XC2GW+XP

Entry Name: Hospital the Grammar School

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356899

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360268

ID on this website: 101356899

Location: Clipston, West Northamptonshire, LE16

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Clipston

Built-Up Area: Clipston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Clipston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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School and hospital, now school. Datestone 1667. By Matthew Cole of Clipston.
Squared coursed lias with C20 plain tiled roof. E-shaped plan, 2 storeys with
attic. The whole comprises a 7-window range. The central gable projects slightly
and is larger than those flanking. Central plank and braced door under 4-centred
moulded stone head with moulded cornice above is flanked by two 2-light stone
mullioned with transomed windows with leaded lights, similar 4-light windows
above entrance with 3-light mullion to attic above. The remaining windows are
2-light stone mullions at attic level in gables. There are two secondary
entrances to the return walls of the flanking wings which have moulded stone
surrounds with 4-centred arch heads. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers, single
handed clock with octagonal moulded stone surround in centre gable. Inscription
above main entrance "This free Grammar School and Hospital were built and
endowed by Sir George Buswell, Bart, AD.1667." Side and rear elavations similar,
C20 extension to rear. Interior and rear elevations altered in 1926. Interior
retains original C17 staircase. Some plank doors and stopped chamfered ceiling
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire p.151)

Listing NGR: SP7127381560

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