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The Grooms House, Rushton

Description: The Grooms House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 231133

OS Grid Reference: SP8385382795
OS Grid Coordinates: 483853, 282795
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4367, -0.7679

Locality: Rushton
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 1RR

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Listing Text

SP88SW The Grooms House
Formerly Listed as:
Grooms House, to E of Hall)
House, now part of school. Early C18, perhaps earlier origin.
Coursed squared ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings,
brick east front, Collyweston stone slate roof, coped gables
and moulded stone ridge stacks. 2 storeys and attic. H plan.
West front, 5-window wide, has central 6-panelled door with
traceried overlight in roll moulded surround. Wooden
cross-framed windows with gudgeon-hung, iron-framed leaded
casements in roll-moulded surrounds. Plinth, and band between
storeys. East front of red brick with burnt headers and 8/8
sashes, otherwise detial as west front. South front has
projecting gables to left and right. Gable to left has sash
windows (in cross form) to ground and first floors, gable to
right has blind cross-framed windows, and both have 2-light
segment-headed casement windows to attic. Ionic corner
pilasters and moulded eaves. Central linking block has door
with overlight in roll-moulded surround and sash windows (in
cross form) to left and right at ground and first floor level.
Interior: 2 staircases, one dog-leg and one with slender
turned balusters and square newels (probably C19), some
2-panel and square-panel doors. Original hall in centre block
lined with re-used C17 rectangular panelling. East wing ground
floor room lined with bolection-moulded panelling.

Listing NGR: SP8385382795

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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