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Priory Cottage, Wellingborough

Description: Priory Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233751

OS Grid Reference: SP8910267955
OS Grid Coordinates: 489102, 267955
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3025, -0.6947

Location: 27 Church Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 4PA

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 4PA

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Listing Text

SP8967NW (South side)
11/98 Priory Cottage and No.27
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as No.27 and
Church Hall (Old Grammer

House, now 2 dwellings. Datestone 1608, with C19 additions. Squared coursed
ironstone with C20 plain-tile and slate roofs. 0riginally probably 3-unit plan.
2 storeys with attic. 4-window range with narrow, 3-storey projecting gables to
left and right. 3-light stone mullion windows and one larqe 2-light
stone-mullion window to ground floor centre. C20 doors under wood 1intels to
right of each gable. Ashlar gable parapet and kneelers, central C20 roof dormer
and brick stacks at ridge. C19 one bay extension to left has projecting cross
wing with two C19 two-light stone-mullion windows. Rear elevation to Church
Street of 4-window range with sash, casement and 3-light stone-mullion windows.
6-panelled part-glazed door under wood lintel to left, and C20 door to right.
Stack at eaves rises from irregular gable, with datestone; centre of main front
has partially legible inscribed slate tablet. Interior not inspected but said to
have wooden spiral stair. Originally reputed to be schoolmasters house and
dormitories for adjacent Grammar School, now Church Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP8910267955

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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