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Richmond House, Towcester

Description: Richmond House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235204

OS Grid Reference: SP6937448576
OS Grid Coordinates: 469374, 248576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1311, -0.9879

Location: 2 Richmond Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 6BX

Locality: Towcester
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 6BX

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Listing Text

13/182 No.153 (Richmond House)
01/08/76 (Formerly listed as No.52)


House. Dated 1750, with earlier origins. Painted brick, C20 plain-tile roofs,
brick end stacks. 2-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central
6-panel door in pegged wood surround with brick lintel and straight hood on
brackets. C19 sash windows to ground and first floors, those to ground floor
with gauged brick lintels and keyblocks, those to first floor with brick
lintels; central first floor window, blank. Plinth, storey band, brick modillion
eaves and moulded tile-coping to gables. 2 hipped roof dormers. Blocked door to
right with round-arched head, imposts and keyblock. Single-storey wing to left
with tripartite sash window and corbelled brick eaves. 2-storey wing to rear
left is of coursed and uncoursed limestone rubble. This wing may be of late C17
date. Interior: ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams and large open fireplace with
chamfered bressumer in back wing. Fitted cupboard with shaped shelves.

Listing NGR: SP6937448576

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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