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Latitude: 52.3076 / 52°18'27"N
Longitude: -0.5927 / 0°35'33"W
OS Eastings: 496046
OS Northings: 268651
OS Grid: SP960686
Mapcode National: GBR DYK.6Z7
Mapcode Global: VHFPD.P81B
Entry Name: College House
Listing Date: 23 September 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040389
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232328
Location: Higham Ferrers, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10
District: East Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: 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
HIGHAM FERRERS COLLEGE STREET
SP9668NW (East side)
House. Datestone AD/1633/WS and T.F.1683 and late C17/early C18. Squared coursed
limestone with early C20 plain tile roof. 3-unit plan of different builds. 2
storeys with attic. 6-window range. Gabled porch breaks forward to right of
centre with arch-head outer doorway with jewel-cut keystone. Ribbed door under
stone lintel. Roundels with cusps to return walls of porch. 3-light stone
mullion window to first floor of porch and small arch- head attic window. C17
canted stone bay window with gabled attic hood to right of porch has 5-light
stone mullion window at first floor. Ground floor window has been modified and
has only one light in right return. 2-light stone mullion attic window. 4-window
range to left is late C17/early C18 with renewed leaded cross windows under
gauged stone heads. Chamfered plinth and moulded cornice. Ashlar gable parapets
and kneelers with square finial bases to C17 range. 2 gabled roof dormers with
casements to C18 range. Brick and stone stacks at ridge and ends. Datestone
above doorway 1633. Rear elevation has one tripartite sash window and datestone
1683. Interior has some panelled doors and window reveals.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.259).
Listing NGR: SP9604668651
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