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Berrystead, Oundle

Description: Berrystead

Grade: I
Date Listed: 18 June 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 231769

OS Grid Reference: TL0427888208
OS Grid Coordinates: 504278, 288208
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4818, -0.4659

Location: Duck Lane, Oundle, Northamptonshire PE8 4AL

Locality: Oundle
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 4AL

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Listing Text

1. (East Side)
1483 ------------
No 16 (Berrystead)
TL 0488 1/54 18.6.55.


Set back from the road with a low walled forecourt. Built circa 1700. A magnificent
house of massive proportions. 2 storeys, attics and semi-basement, ashlar, stone
slate roof double gabled. Good stone chimney stacks, triple flues, on each gable,
and 1 off centre left on forward ridge. Chamfered quoins, dentilled eaves cornice.
7 windows;- 2, 3, 2, slight central breakforward, band between the storeys. 3
dormers with shallow curved tops. Ground floor and 1st floor windows early sash
with heavy glazing bars (except 3 ground floor right of centre), wooden cases,
plain wide architraves with keystones. Central entrance approached by flight of 5 5
stone steps with wrought iron rails. Doorway moulded architrave and triangular
pediment on 2 consoles, panelled door. Six 2-light stone mullioned windows to the
basement. Good interior and garden front.

All the listed buildings on the east side of North Street form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0427888208

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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