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Chinner House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chacombe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0916 / 52°5'29"N

Longitude: -1.2829 / 1°16'58"W

OS Eastings: 449223

OS Northings: 243935

OS Grid: SP492439

Mapcode National: GBR 7SJ.SK3

Mapcode Global: VHCW2.QP3G

Entry Name: Chinner House

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041197

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234347

Location: Chacombe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Chacombe

Built-Up Area: Chacombe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Chacombe St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP4943 (East side)
10/76 Chinner House

- II

House. Early C16, enlarged C17. Datestone 1657, WL?MC above front doorway.
Coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, thatched roof. Brick stacks. Two
adjoining blocks. To right, former hall house, c.1500, one storey and attic, 3
bays. To left, C17 extension, 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. Doorway in left bay
of right block has C17 moulded wood frame, 2-panel door and C20 wooden hood. C20
bay window to right and two C20 casement windows with wood lintels; window to
left of doorway has 2 lights with wood lintel and wood mullion. C17 five-light
window in left bay with wood lintel and mouled wood mullions. Window in left bay
on first floor is C20; central window Cl7, of 3 lights with wood mullions. To
right, small 2-light window with wood mullion. Rear windows are C20 except C17
first-floor window of 3 lights with wood mullions in right bay. Similar 4-light
window on left side of ground floor. Left block has coped gable ends with
kneelers and flanking brick stacks. Interior: Two pairs of crucks exposed in
early C19 section which are noted as "The only use of the orthodox cruck form
recorded in the region" (Wood-Jones). Collar roof with arch braces. C17 section
has corner fireplace with original bressumer on ground floor. Originally a
single storey 3-bay hall house, the old hall was turned into kitchen and service
rooms and floor inserted to provide bedrooms over in C17 when new parlour wing
built to left.
(Wood-Jones, R.B., Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region,
Manchester 1963, pp.37-41. Plan and Section fig.7.).

Listing NGR: SP4922343935

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