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Cosgrove Hall and Attached Office Wing, Cosgrove

Description: Cosgrove Hall and Attached Office Wing

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235247

OS Grid Reference: SP7912342319
OS Grid Coordinates: 479123, 242319
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0736, -0.8470

Location: 60 Stratford Road, Cosgrove, Northamptonshire MK19 7JA

Locality: Cosgrove
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: MK19 7JA

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Listing Text

SP7941 (South side)
16/12 Cosgrove Hall and attached
01/12/51 office wing
(Formerly listed as Cosgrove


Country house. Early C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Limestone ashlar, hipped
slate roof and stone internal stacks. H plan. 2 storeys and attic; 7-window
range. 3-bay recessed centre of entrance front has been filled by projecting
2-storey extension with flat roof behind stone-coped parapet; probably early
C19. Central single-storey porch with panelled double-leaf doors and overlight
flanked by Doric pilasters bearing simple entablature; moulded stone cornice and
blocking cornice. 12-pane sash windows to ground and 1st floors with moulded
stone sills and surrounds with keyblocks. Wave-moulded plinth, Corinthian
pilasters in two orders defining bays, and deep coved and moulded wood and
plaster eaves. 4 straight-headed roof dormers. 3-bay right side elevation and
garden front have similar windows and Doric pilasters. Both elevations have
central glazed garden doors with moulded stone surrounds. Recessed centre of
garden front formerly had pediment to central bay. 2-storey double-depth service
wing projects at left end of entrance front. Of coursed squared limestone with
2-span hipped plain tile roof and brick lateral and internal stacks. Mid/late
C18. Irregular glazing with 12-pane sashes to right side, facing forecourt
otherwise 1- and 2-light casement windows, all with wood lintels. Interior:
open-well staircase with column-on-vase balusters, 3 to each tread and spiral
fluting to vase, carved tread ends and mahogany ramped handrail. Reeded wood
door surrounds. Modillion plaster cornices. C18 marble chimneypieces, probably
brought in at later date, Cl6 stone fireplace to garden hall, also brought-in,
with Tudor arched head, carved spandrels and brattishing. Late C16 or early C17
panelling and overmantel in upper room of service wing (brought-in).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, pl59; Wolverton Historical
Journal 1970, pp34-40)

Listing NGR: SP7912342319

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Source: English Heritage

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