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Description: Eaglethorpe House
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232719
OS Grid Reference: TL0763691570
OS Grid Coordinates: 507636, 291570
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5114, -0.4154
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TL0791 (North side)
15/162 No.4 (Eaglethorpe House)
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as
House now 2 dwellings. Late C16/early C17 for Ormes family, extended early/mid
C19. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and Colleyweston slate
roof. Originally probably 3-unit plan. 2 storeys with attic. Main front is an
irregular 6-window range of 2-, 3- and 4-light stone mullion windows. 3 windows
to the right at first floor are C16/C17, others are C19; those at ground floor
have had sills lowered C19. Central C19 panelled door with 4-centred-arch head
and moulded stone surround. Ashlar quoins and ashlar gable parapets. 4 gabled
roof dormers have casement windows with glazing bars. Ashlar ridge and end
stacks with moulded cornices. Straight joint, to right of entrance, indicates
extent of C19 addition. C19 single-storey building attached to left of main
front. Interior: early C19 staircase with stick balustrade. Stop-chamfered cross
beams. Doorway, between rooms to right of entrance, laid to come from
Fotheringhay Castle, has a 4-centred-arch head with a falcon in fetlock and
double rose in the spandrels. The door is made up of 4 early C16 panels. C17
fireplace said to be in first floor room.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p164)
Listing NGR: TL0763691570
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Source: English Heritage
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