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Description: Nene Cottage
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232627
OS Grid Reference: TL0608693110
OS Grid Coordinates: 506086, 293110
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5255, -0.4377
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FOTHERINGHAY MAIN STREET
TL09SE (South side)
6/72 Nos.10 (Nene Cottage), 12, 14,
23/05/67 16 and 17
(Formerly listed as Block of
Cottages Nos.11 to 17
(inclusive) (formerly the Old
Inn now 5 dwellings. Early/mid C15, altered and partly rebuilt C19. Regular
coursed and coursed rubble limestone with thatch roof. Originally probably a
6-unit plan with central carriage arch, now blocked. 2 storeys. Irregular
12-window range. Nos.10 (Nene Cottage) and 12 have C19 and C20 casements, some
with glazing bars, all under wood lintels. No. 16 has a one-window range of sash
windows, with glazing bars, under gauged stone heads. Nos.16 and 17 have 2 C19
casements to ground floor and 2 C20 casements to first floor, under wood lintels
and one shallow stone arch. 4 doors between window ranges. No.12 has a C20 door
under wood lintel, No.14 has a plank door with a C15 wooden surround with
4-centred arch head. No. 16 has a 6-panelled door with gauged stone head and
No.17 has a C19 plank door under a wood lintel. Evidence of a blocked door and
flight of steps to left of doorway to No. 12. Entrance to No.10 is a C20 door in
end elevation to right. Quoins to former carriage arch are visible in bay to
left of entrance to No. 14. Straight joint to centre of range is evidence of
rebuilding or refacing. Bay to far right probably added C19. Gabled roof with
hipped end to right. 6 brick and stone stacks to ridge and end. Some C19 and C20
extensions and alterations to rear have concrete tile roofs. Interiors not
inspected but No.14 noted as having 2 fireplaces with 4-centred heads, C17
staircase and doorways with 4-centred and square heads. Also noted as having
close studded timber-framed wall at first floor to left of range. No.10 noted as
having an open fireplace. Probably some original roof structure remains.
Originally the Old Inn which served Fotheringhay Castle.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p73)
Listing NGR: TL0608693110
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