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The Convent, Thurning

Description: The Convent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232700

OS Grid Reference: TL0877183192
OS Grid Coordinates: 508771, 283192
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4359, -0.4014

Location: Main Street, Thurning, Northamptonshire PE8 5RD

Locality: Thurning
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5RD

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Listing Text

TL08SE (North side)
12/143 The Convent
- II

House. Probably late C16 and mid C19. Close-studded timber framing and painted
brick, with lathe and plaster and brick infill panels. Thatched roof.
3-unit lobby entry plan. 2 storeys 3-window range of C19 horizontal sliding
sashes, with glazing bars, at first floor and C20 casements with, glazing bars,
at ground floor. Blocked window between first floor windows to left may be
original C16 opening. Blocked doorway to right of centre. 2 bays to centre and
left have exposed timber framing with diagonal wind braces to first floor.
Ground floor infilled with brickwork. Bay to right reconstructed in brick mid
C19. Windows are under shallow brick arches and blocked door to far right has
similar head. Central brick and stone stack, now rendered. Rear elevation is
similar with C20 door and porch to right of centre and exposed timber framing to
centre and right. Interior not inspected but noted as having open fireplace and
ceiling beams.
(Giggins B., Drawing at National Monuments Record Photographic Collection)

Listing NGR: TL0877183192

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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