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The Old School House, Little Houghton

Description: The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 235550

OS Grid Reference: SP8042559434
OS Grid Coordinates: 480425, 259434
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2272, -0.8239

Location: Lodge Road, Little Houghton, Northamptonshire NN7 1AE

Locality: Little Houghton
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 1AE

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Listing Text

SP8059 (West side)
11/150 No.30 (The Old School House)

- II

House, formerly school and school house. Dated 1762, altered C20. Coursed
ironstone rubble, asbestos tile roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 2-unit plan. 2
storeys and attic; 4-window range. Main front faces garden, formerly school
yard, to south and has 2-light C20 windows to ground floor. Ground floor windows
were formerly at higher level; their wood lintels survive two courses above
present windows. 2-light leaded casement windows to 1st floor with wood lintels,
all leaded except for that to far left. Stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Entrance to rear. Datestone to right gable facing street inscribed TW/1762.
Interior not inspected. Provision was made to build a school house in the will
of William Ward dated 5th March 1673. The initials on the building are those of
Thomas Ward 1706-1772. It remained a school until 1891.
(Little Houghton Coronation Scrapbook, 1953)

Listing NGR: SP8042559434

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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