Description: Lolham Hall
Date Listed: 15 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 50168
OS Grid Reference: TF1114207856
OS Grid Coordinates: 511142, 307856
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6570, -0.3583
5141 MAXEY KING STREET
TF 10 NW 3/381 15.12.55
Late C15/early C16 house with C18 alterations and additions. Coursed stone
with Collyweston stone hipped roof. Two storeys. Three bays. Loft and
right hand wings project with hipped roofs. C19 and modern mullion/transom
casements with stone dripmoulds. The ground floor between the wings has modern
conservatory. At the rear the north end of the east wing is gabled and
weatherboarded this is part of the earlier house, the first floor of this
wing has partly been demolished but the ground floor has corner buttress
with set offs and small slit opening. Ashlar chimney stacks with cornices.
Interior, first floor, east room has C16 panelling and Tudor arched stone
fireplace. This room is said to have been used by Oliver Cromwell when
staying here. The manor was held by the Claypoles from 1568 to late C17
and then sold to Lord Fitzwilliam. Cormwells daughter married a Claypole
and his widow lived in the parish of Northborough.
VCH Northants Vol II.
Listing NGR: TF1114207856
Source: English Heritage
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