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The Germain Rooms The Old School House, Lowick

Description: The Germain Rooms The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232532

OS Grid Reference: SP9772180852
OS Grid Coordinates: 497721, 280852
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4169, -0.5646

Location: Main Road, Lowick, Northamptonshire NN14 3BG

Locality: Lowick
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 3BG

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Listing Text

(South side)

13/98 The Germain Rooms and The Old
23/05/67 School House
(Formerly listed as School
(formerly the Greencoat


School and attached house, now village hall and house. Founded 1717/25 by Sir
John and Lady Germain altered mid C19. Regular coursed limestone with
Colleyweston slate roof. House and school form an L-shape range, Single-storey
school and 2-storey house. Main front of 3-window range. 2-window range to right
is former school with C19 three-light stone mullion windows. One-window range to
left is house with casements and wood lintels, 2-panel door to left of centre
has C18 moulded stone surround with a plain entablature and cornice. Central
stone stack, top rebuilt in brick. Large armorial device over door. Elevation to
Main Road, to left, is a 3-window range with a gable to right and 2 gabled eaves
dormers to left. Large stone stack at ridge to right. C19 extension to rear of
former school. Interior not inspected. Formerly known as the Greencoat School.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.297).

Listing NGR: SP9772180852

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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