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The Top House, Cranford

Description: The Top House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 231006

OS Grid Reference: SP9217876936
OS Grid Coordinates: 492178, 276936
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3827, -0.6471

Location: Grafton Road, Cranford, Northamptonshire NN14 4AA

Locality: Cranford
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 4AA

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Listing Text

SP9276 GRAFTON ROAD, Cranford St.John
1337-0/19/143 The Top House
House. Probably C17, though perhaps earlier origin, with
alterations and additions of C19 and C20. Coursed limestone
rubble with ironstone dressings, slate roof with coped gables
and stone ridge and end stacks. Two storeys and attics. Main
block of 2 builds, and C19 addition to right. Left-hand part
has buttressed corner central C19 porch with panelled door and
single-light window with cusped head over and 3-light
chamfered window to right at ground floor level, rectangular
chamfered window to right at first floor. Small- paned gudgeon
hung casements. Three 2-light small-paned late C19. Early C20
gabled dormers. Right-hand part has a single-light and a
3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor, 2
single-light windows above and a similar dormer. C19 addition
to right has a large sash window at ground floor level and a
small single-light window above. C19 and C20 additions to
rear. Interior altered, but retains chamfered beams to
original part, and in ground floor room to right of porch an
inglenook fireplace with richly- moulded and castellated
bressumer, probably reset, carried on later-looking
castellated side supports.

Listing NGR: SP9217876936

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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