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The Yews, Gretton

Description: The Yews

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 229850

OS Grid Reference: SP9000294407
OS Grid Coordinates: 490002, 294407
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5401, -0.6744

Location: 24 High Street, Gretton, Northamptonshire NN17 3DE

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

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Listing Text

SP8994, SP9094 (South side)
10/68, 11/68 No.24 (The Yews)
25/10/51 (Formerly listed as The Yews,
Harringworth Road)


House. Late C17, part remodelled late C18/early C19. Squared coursed ironstone
and limestone, part banded. Colleyweston slate roofs. 4-unit plan with cross
wing. 2 storeys with attic. Main front of 4-window range. Bay second from left
breaks forward as gabled cross wing with two 2-light stone mullion windows, one
with leaded lights staggered between floor and one 3-light stone mullion window,
part with leaded lights, to attic. All have drip moulds. Bay to far left has one
2-light stone mullion window to ground floor and one similar single-light window
to first floor. Gabled turret to left of window formerly housed a staircase.
Return wall of cross wing has two 2-light stone mullion windows with drip
moulds, now blocked. 2-window range to right is of 10-paned sash windows with
moulded stone surrounds. Central 4-panel door between windows has similar
moulded stone surround with plain entablature and simple cornice above. Ashlar
gable parapets and kneelers and truncated ashlar stacks at ridge and end. Rear
has a 4-light stone mullion window with diamond shape leaded lights. Interior
not inspected but hall noted as having an early C19 staircase with stick

Listing NGR: SP9000294407

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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