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Chichele College, Perimeter Wall Gateway and Attached Foundations, Higham Ferrers

Description: Chichele College, Perimeter Wall Gateway and Attached Foundations

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232335

OS Grid Reference: SP9594668652
OS Grid Coordinates: 495946, 268652
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3076, -0.5941

Location: Saffron Road, 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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Listing Text

SP9568NE, SP9668NW (West side)
17/36, 18/36 Chichele College, perimeter
wall gateway and attached

Perimeter wall and gateway to Chichele College. c.1422, modified C19 and C20.
Regular coursed and squared coursed limestone. C15 gateway has 2-centred head
and moulded stone surround with decorated spandrels, in western section of wall.
Attached foundations originally formed part of college buildings. The college
was founded by Archbishop Henry Chichele. Forms perimeter wall to Chichele
College with Chichele College, south and east ranges (q.v.) and forms group with
Chichele College, north range (q.v.) and Chichele College, ground of foundations
(q.v.). Chichele College is scheduled as an ancient monument and under the
guardianship of the H.B.M.C.E.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).

Listing NGR: SP9594668652

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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