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Harborough Hill House and Attached Stables and Coach House, Gretton

Description: Harborough Hill House and Attached Stables and Coach House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 229836

OS Grid Reference: SP8998294845
OS Grid Coordinates: 489982, 294845
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5440, -0.6746

Location: Gretton, Northamptonshire NN17 3DD

Locality: Gretton
Local Authority: Corby Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN17 3DD

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Listing Text

SP8994, SP9094 (North side)
10/53, 11/53 Harborough Hill House and
attached stables and coach


House. Datestone WN/1858/XI. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and
Colleyweston slate roof. Double depth plan. 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front
of 3-window range of C19 casements, with similar centre window; all under gauged
stone heads with keyblocks. Central gabled porch has arch-head opening with
panelled door. Pair of gables with arch-head attic windows have semi circular
merlon with ball finial between. Probably reset from Kirby Hall (q.v.). Ashlar
gable parapets and kneelers and stone stacks rising from central valley.
Datestone in porch. Garden front to left is similar of 3-window range with
central blank arch at ground floor with rusticated pilasters and spandrels and
moulded cornice over. Arms of Earls of Winchelsea in upper part of arch. This
feature and the merlon on the entrance front were probably reset from Kirby
Hall. C20 extension to left. Former stables and coach house are attached to
extreme right of front. Interior has some 6-panelled doors and panelled window
reveals. Built as agents house for Kirby Hall estate.

Listing NGR: SP8998294845

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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