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The Old School

A Grade II Listed Building in Weekley, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4185 / 52°25'6"N

Longitude: -0.696 / 0°41'45"W

OS Eastings: 488780

OS Northings: 280857

OS Grid: SP887808

Mapcode National: GBR CVQ.BV3

Mapcode Global: VHDR9.WGFT

Entry Name: The Old School

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Last Amended: 19 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052011

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231182

Location: Weekley, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Weekley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Weekley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

WEEKLEY
SP8880 The Old School
1337-0/15/356
25/10/51
(Formerly Listed as:
WEEKLEY
The Boughton Estates Office)
GV II
School, now house. Dated 1624, extended C19. Coursed limestone
rubble with ashlar dressings, Collyweston stone slate roof
with coped gable and ball finials to original block, moulded
stone end stack to C19 addition. One storey. Quoins. Original
block has entrance to left: door of 3 wide boards in moulded
stone architrave (possibly reset) with tablet over, inscribed:
"A . FREE . SCHOOLE . FOR / WEEKLEY . AND . WRECKTON / FOUNDED
BY . NICOLAS . LATHAM / CLERKE . PARSON . OF . BARNEWELL / S
. ANDREW TO . TEACH . THEIRE / CHILDREN . TO . WRITE . AND .
READE / ANNO DOMINI : 1624". 4-light ovolo-moulded
stone-mullioned window with king mullion and casement-moulded
cornice to right. Rest of original front is marked by
addition, but there are 3-light stone-mullioned windows with
cornices to the gable ends - ovolo-moulded to the north,
chamfered to south. C19 wing ovolo- moulded to the north,
chamfered to south. C19 wing projecting towards street has a
3-light chamfered mullioned window with transom and cornice in
gable end, and 2 3-light chamfered mullioned windows with
cornices over in south flank. Interior not inspected.


Listing NGR: SP8878080857

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