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18, 18a, 20, 20a and 22, Sheep Street, Northampton

Description: 18, 18a, 20, 20a and 22, Sheep Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 232212

OS Grid Reference: SP7536760687
OS Grid Coordinates: 475367, 260687
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2392, -0.8977

Location: Drapery, Northampton NN1 2LU

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN1 2LU

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Listing Text

(East Side)

Nos 18, 18A, 20, 20A, & 22
SP 7560 NW 1/81 9.12.68.

C17, heightened earlier C18 by addition of top floor. Ashlar up to 2nd floor
level, stucco above. Welsh slated roof. 7 windows to each upper floor. Late
C19 or early C20 shop fronts. 1st floor simplified Ionic pilasters under moulding;
2 niches at No 20. May have been town house of Earl of Halifax. Plaque commemorates
Dr Doddridge's famous Dissenting Academy here circa 1740-52. Formerly included
No 24, now demolished. VCH, III, p 38.

Nos 18, 18A, 20 20A and 22 form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7536760687

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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