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Chichele College, Perimeter Wall Gateway and Attached Foundations

A Grade II Listed Building in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3076 / 52°18'27"N

Longitude: -0.5941 / 0°35'38"W

OS Eastings: 495946

OS Northings: 268652

OS Grid: SP959686

Mapcode National: GBR DYK.6M7

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.N88B

Entry Name: Chichele College, Perimeter Wall Gateway and Attached Foundations

Listing Date: 17 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232335

Location: Higham Ferrers, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Higham Ferrers

Built-Up Area: Higham Ferrers

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Higham Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

HIGHAM FERRERS COLLEGE STREET
SP9568NE, SP9668NW (West side)
17/36, 18/36 Chichele College, perimeter
wall gateway and attached
foundations
GV II

Perimeter wall and gateway to Chichele College. c.1422, modified C19 and C20.
Regular coursed and squared coursed limestone. C15 gateway has 2-centred head
and moulded stone surround with decorated spandrels, in western section of wall.
Attached foundations originally formed part of college buildings. The college
was founded by Archbishop Henry Chichele. Forms perimeter wall to Chichele
College with Chichele College, south and east ranges (q.v.) and forms group with
Chichele College, north range (q.v.) and Chichele College, ground of foundations
(q.v.). Chichele College is scheduled as an ancient monument and under the
guardianship of the H.B.M.C.E.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).


Listing NGR: SP9594668652

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