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Carey House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kettering, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4013 / 52°24'4"N

Longitude: -0.7295 / 0°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 486538

OS Northings: 278904

OS Grid: SP865789

Mapcode National: GBR CVW.GD9

Mapcode Global: VHDR9.9XQ0

Entry Name: Carey House

Listing Date: 27 February 1950

Last Amended: 14 April 1976

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051659

English Heritage Legacy ID: 230089

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Town: Kettering

District Council Ward: William Knibb

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Kettering St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


1.
5326 LOWER STREET
(East Side)
------------
No 42 (Carey House)
(formerly listed as
Baptist Mission House)
SP 8678 1/15 27.2.50.

II*

2.
C18 house of Northamptonshire sandstone refaced with stucco. Collyweston slate
roof with 3 hipped dormers behind parapet and cornice. 2 storeys and attics, 1st
floor band. 7 sash windows with glazing bars and keystones. Central 6 panelled
door and fanlight with glazing bars in surround of Doric half columns, entablatures,
open pediment. Plinth. 3 stone chimney stacks with mouldings.
Interior retains some panelling. C18 chimneypieces and late C18 or early C19 staircase.

A plaque records the foundation in this house in 1792 of the Baptist Missionary
Society by William Carey of Leicester.


Listing NGR: SP8653878904

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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