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Priory Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3025 / 52°18'9"N

Longitude: -0.6947 / 0°41'40"W

OS Eastings: 489102

OS Northings: 267955

OS Grid: SP891679

Mapcode National: GBR CX2.R5P

Mapcode Global: VHDRW.XD37

Entry Name: Priory Cottage

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293387

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233751

Location: Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Town: Wellingborough

Electoral Ward/Division: Swanspool

Built-Up Area: Wellingborough

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Wellingborough

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

WELLINGBOROUGH CHURCH STREET
SP8967NW (South side)
11/98 Priory Cottage and No.27
23/09/50 (Formerly listed as No.27 and
Church Hall (Old Grammer
School))
GV II

House, now 2 dwellings. Datestone 1608, with C19 additions. Squared coursed
ironstone with C20 plain-tile and slate roofs. 0riginally probably 3-unit plan.
2 storeys with attic. 4-window range with narrow, 3-storey projecting gables to
left and right. 3-light stone mullion windows and one larqe 2-light
stone-mullion window to ground floor centre. C20 doors under wood 1intels to
right of each gable. Ashlar gable parapet and kneelers, central C20 roof dormer
and brick stacks at ridge. C19 one bay extension to left has projecting cross
wing with two C19 two-light stone-mullion windows. Rear elevation to Church
Street of 4-window range with sash, casement and 3-light stone-mullion windows.
6-panelled part-glazed door under wood lintel to left, and C20 door to right.
Stack at eaves rises from irregular gable, with datestone; centre of main front
has partially legible inscribed slate tablet. Interior not inspected but said to
have wooden spiral stair. Originally reputed to be schoolmasters house and
dormitories for adjacent Grammar School, now Church Hall (q.v.).


Listing NGR: SP8910267955

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