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18, 18a, 20, 20a and 22, Sheep Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2392 / 52°14'21"N

Longitude: -0.8977 / 0°53'51"W

OS Eastings: 475367

OS Northings: 260687

OS Grid: SP753606

Mapcode National: GBR BW8.MVB

Mapcode Global: VHDRZ.DZ89

Entry Name: 18, 18a, 20, 20a and 22, Sheep Street

Listing Date: 9 December 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232212

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Northampton Holy Sepulchre with S Andrew and St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SHEEP STREET
1.
5327
(East Side)

Nos 18, 18A, 20, 20A, & 22
SP 7560 NW 1/81 9.12.68.
II GV

2.
C17, heightened earlier C18 by addition of top floor. Ashlar up to 2nd floor
level, stucco above. Welsh slated roof. 7 windows to each upper floor. Late
C19 or early C20 shop fronts. 1st floor simplified Ionic pilasters under moulding;
2 niches at No 20. May have been town house of Earl of Halifax. Plaque commemorates
Dr Doddridge's famous Dissenting Academy here circa 1740-52. Formerly included
No 24, now demolished. VCH, III, p 38.

Nos 18, 18A, 20 20A and 22 form a group.


Listing NGR: SP7536760687

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