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82-88, High Street, Brackley

Description: 82-88, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 22 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233870

OS Grid Reference: SP5881437473
OS Grid Coordinates: 458814, 237473
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0326, -1.1441

Location: High Street, Brackley, Northamptonshire NN13 7DS

Locality: Brackley
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN13 7DS

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Nos 82 to 88 (even)
(formerly listed as
Nos 78 to 88 [even])
SP 5837 2/1 22.4.50.
Almshouses founded for 6 aged widows by Sir Thomas Crew in 1633 endowed with
£24 and increased by Nathaniel Lord Crew, Bishop of Durham, in 1721 with the
addition of £12. Range of 6 tenements. 2-storeyed C17 coursed rubble with a
continuous hood mould to ground floor; 3 light stone mullioned windows. Elliptical-
headed stone doorways. 6 goblets with 2-light stone mullioned windows with
moulded square labels in them. Stone slate roof. 4 moulded stone stacks with
modern brick shafts. In the centre of the front is a shield of arms:- A lion
rampant impaling a chevron between 3 eagles' legs razed and on the chevron a
molet for difference, for Sir Thomas Crewe of Stone, Northants (Speaker 1623-25;
d 1634) and his wife Temperance, daughter and coheir of Reginald Bray of Stone.
At the back the range is one-storeyed with single-light stone moulded windows.

Listing NGR: SP5881437473

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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