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Friars Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Rushden, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9787 / 51°58'43"N

Longitude: -0.0827 / 0°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 531782

OS Northings: 232874

OS Grid: TL317328

Mapcode National: GBR K8D.XKJ

Mapcode Global: VHGNP.JJ4G

Entry Name: Friars Grange

Listing Date: 29 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162346

Location: Rushden, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG9

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Rushden

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Rushden

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

RUSHDEN FRIARS GRANGE
TL 33 SW
7/23 Friars Grange
II
House. Early to mid C16 origins, C18 additions. Remodelled in C19,
altered in C20. Timber frame, all roughcast and weatherboarded. Slate
roofs. 2 bay 2 storey C16 block perhaps a wing of a larger house, now
disappeared. Narrower and lower 1 storey and attic 3 bay extension
attached to a weatherboarded former outbuilding. Original block has a
ground floor C20 rectangular bay projecting to front, C20 flush frame
casements. Inserted cross axial ridge stack on shallow pitched C19 roof.
3 bay range to left with 3 small gables, cross axial stack. To rear:
original block jettied with exposed joists, largely underbuilt. 2 gables
on 3 bay addition, right bay of which projects slightly with sham timber
framing. Entrance to left of this range. Entrance with C20 bracketed
hood in outbuilding to right, gable end of which has another entrance.
Interior: quirked wave moulded cross axial bearer with later chamfered
axial bearers in C16 bays, exposed jowled posts of large scantling.


Listing NGR: TL3178232874

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