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Carey House, Kettering

Description: Carey House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 230089

OS Grid Reference: SP8653878904
OS Grid Coordinates: 486538, 278904
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4013, -0.7295

Location: Lower Street, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN16 8BH

Locality: Kettering
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN16 8BH

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 42 (Carey House)
(formerly listed as
Baptist Mission House)
SP 8678 1/15 27.2.50.


C18 house of Northamptonshire sandstone refaced with stucco. Collyweston slate
roof with 3 hipped dormers behind parapet and cornice. 2 storeys and attics, 1st
floor band. 7 sash windows with glazing bars and keystones. Central 6 panelled
door and fanlight with glazing bars in surround of Doric half columns, entablatures,
open pediment. Plinth. 3 stone chimney stacks with mouldings.
Interior retains some panelling. C18 chimneypieces and late C18 or early C19 staircase.

A plaque records the foundation in this house in 1792 of the Baptist Missionary
Society by William Carey of Leicester.

Listing NGR: SP8653878904

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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