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Chichele College, North Range and Attached Foundations, Higham Ferrers

Description: Chichele College, North Range and Attached Foundations

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232333

OS Grid Reference: SP9599468665
OS Grid Coordinates: 495994, 268665
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3077, -0.5934

Location: College Street, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire NN10 8DZ

Locality: Higham Ferrers
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN10 8DZ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Saffron Moat at Higham Ferrers, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

SP9568NE (West side)
17/34 Chichele College, north range
and attached foundations

Former college. c.1422. Squared coursed limestone. Originally quadrangle plan.
South and parts of north, east and west ranges remain. Originally 2 storeys.
Gable end of north range with remains of return wall has a square-head window
opening at ground floor and remains of similar opening to first floor. No
interior of this range remains. Chamfered plinth. Attached foundations
originally formed part of this range. Chichele College was founded by Archbishop
Henry Chichele. Chichele College, north range forms a group with Chichele
College south and west ranges and attached foundations (q.v.), Chichele College,
group of foundations (q.v.) and Chichele College, perimeter wall gateway and
attached foundations (q.v.). Chichele College is scheduled as an ancient
monument and is under the guardianship of H.B.M.C.E.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).

Listing NGR: SP9599468665

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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