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The Priory, Ketton

Description: The Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 187138

OS Grid Reference: SK9820404273
OS Grid Coordinates: 498204, 304273
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6273, -0.5506

Location: 8 Church Road, Ketton, Rutland PE9 3RD

Locality: Ketton
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 3RD

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Listing Text

15/49 (south side)

6.6.61 The Priory
(formerly No 10
(The Priory) including
outbuldings to street)

House of various mainly C17 and C18 builds. Of coursed rubble and ashlar, with
Collyweston stone slate roofs, coped gables and ashlar ridge and end stacks. Garden
front has earliest range to right, dated 1602 over entrance in gable end, 2-storeys
and 2 window range, partly masked by conservatory, but with door and 1st floor stone
mullioned window of 4 round-headed lights to left. Gable end has 2-light
ovolo-moulded stone mullioned window with cornice over. Flanking wing has gable
with similar 3-light window dated 1632. To left of original house is C18 range, in
2 parts but both of ashlar, 2 storeys and attics, and treated in a similar manner
architecturally. The first, 2 windows wide, continues the line of the original
house and the second, to the left, is slightly recessed and raised. This part has
five 1st floor windows and 4 ground floor windows, that to the right with Gothic
tracery within a quarter-round porch, probably later, linking the 2 parts. All the
other windows are sashes within raised architraves with keystones. Band below 1st
floor windows. Rear elevation of this block has rusticated quoins and sash windows
within moulded architraves with triple keystones, but the street front is dominated
by 2 coped gabled wings with end stacks, that to the left of rubble and with a 1618
datestone, and that to the right of ashlar with a datestone W 1663, and two C19
window openings, one with mullion and transom. To the right of this a parapeted C19
block, partly recessed, with a similar window, 2 sash windows and a tall 3-shaft
chimney stack. Interior of C18 block has panelled room with ceiling of decorative

Listing NGR: SK9820404273

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Source: English Heritage

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