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The Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurning, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4359 / 52°26'9"N

Longitude: -0.4014 / 0°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 508771

OS Northings: 283192

OS Grid: TL087831

Mapcode National: GBR GZX.7B8

Mapcode Global: VHFNY.014G

Entry Name: The Convent

Listing Date: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293429

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232700

Location: Thurning, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Thurning

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thurning St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/08/2011


The Convent

(Formerly listed as LUDDINGTON ROAD (North side) The Convent)


House. Probably late C16 and mid C19. Close-studded timber framing and painted
brick, with lathe and plaster and brick infill panels. Thatched roof.
3-unit lobby entry plan. 2 storeys 3-window range of C19 horizontal sliding
sashes, with glazing bars, at first floor and C20 casements with, glazing bars,
at ground floor. Blocked window between first floor windows to left may be
original C16 opening. Blocked doorway to right of centre. 2 bays to centre and
left have exposed timber framing with diagonal wind braces to first floor.
Ground floor infilled with brickwork. Bay to right reconstructed in brick mid
C19. Windows are under shallow brick arches and blocked door to far right has
similar head. Central brick and stone stack, now rendered. Rear elevation is
similar with C20 door and porch to right of centre and exposed timber framing to
centre and right. Interior not inspected but noted as having open fireplace and
ceiling beams.
(Giggins B., Drawing at National Monuments Record Photographic Collection)

Listing NGR: TL0877183192

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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