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The Top House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cranford, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3827 / 52°22'57"N

Longitude: -0.6471 / 0°38'49"W

OS Eastings: 492178

OS Northings: 276936

OS Grid: SP921769

Mapcode National: GBR DXH.R5K

Mapcode Global: VHFNZ.QCRR

Entry Name: The Top House

Listing Date: 19 June 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231006

Location: Cranford, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

Civil Parish: Cranford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Cranford St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

CRANFORD
SP9276 GRAFTON ROAD, Cranford St.John
1337-0/19/143 The Top House
GV II
House. Probably C17, though perhaps earlier origin, with
alterations and additions of C19 and C20. Coursed limestone
rubble with ironstone dressings, slate roof with coped gables
and stone ridge and end stacks. Two storeys and attics. Main
block of 2 builds, and C19 addition to right. Left-hand part
has buttressed corner central C19 porch with panelled door and
single-light window with cusped head over and 3-light
chamfered window to right at ground floor level, rectangular
chamfered window to right at first floor. Small- paned gudgeon
hung casements. Three 2-light small-paned late C19. Early C20
gabled dormers. Right-hand part has a single-light and a
3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor, 2
single-light windows above and a similar dormer. C19 addition
to right has a large sash window at ground floor level and a
small single-light window above. C19 and C20 additions to
rear. Interior altered, but retains chamfered beams to
original part, and in ground floor room to right of porch an
inglenook fireplace with richly- moulded and castellated
bressumer, probably reset, carried on later-looking
castellated side supports.


Listing NGR: SP9217876936

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