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Friars Grange, Rushden

Description: Friars Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 162346

OS Grid Reference: TL3178232874
OS Grid Coordinates: 531782, 232874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9787, -0.0827

Location: Rushden, Hertfordshire SG9 0TF

Locality: Rushden
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG9 0TF

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Listing Text

TL 33 SW
7/23 Friars Grange
House. Early to mid C16 origins, C18 additions. Remodelled in C19,
altered in C20. Timber frame, all roughcast and weatherboarded. Slate
roofs. 2 bay 2 storey C16 block perhaps a wing of a larger house, now
disappeared. Narrower and lower 1 storey and attic 3 bay extension
attached to a weatherboarded former outbuilding. Original block has a
ground floor C20 rectangular bay projecting to front, C20 flush frame
casements. Inserted cross axial ridge stack on shallow pitched C19 roof.
3 bay range to left with 3 small gables, cross axial stack. To rear:
original block jettied with exposed joists, largely underbuilt. 2 gables
on 3 bay addition, right bay of which projects slightly with sham timber
framing. Entrance to left of this range. Entrance with C20 bracketed
hood in outbuilding to right, gable end of which has another entrance.
Interior: quirked wave moulded cross axial bearer with later chamfered
axial bearers in C16 bays, exposed jowled posts of large scantling.

Listing NGR: TL3178232874

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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