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Latitude: 52.4822 / 52°28'55"N
Longitude: -0.4693 / 0°28'9"W
OS Eastings: 504048
OS Northings: 288244
OS Grid: TL040882
Mapcode National: GBR FXX.86F
Mapcode Global: VHFNH.TW80
Entry Name: Great Hall and Wall of Oundle School
Listing Date: 7 June 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1293673
English Heritage Legacy ID: 231738
Location: Oundle, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8
District: East Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Oundle
Built-Up Area: Oundle
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Oundlew Ashton
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
TL 0488 1/137
Great Hall and wall of
Dated 1907, by Arthur Blomfield.
Perpendicular style. 2 storeys in coursed stone with stone dressings and stone
slate roof. 2 wings of 2 storeys with 2 mullion and transom windows of 6 lights
beneath 2 gables with finials. Rectangular dripmoulds continue as strings. String
continues cills. String over 4 windows of 4 lights with mullions and transoms
arranged in pairs on the ground floor. Plinth. Angle buttresses at quoins. Porches
of 2 storeys canted in angle, with crenellated parapet. 1 window of 4 lights over
4-centred doorway with carved spandrels and 3 light rectangular fanlight. Side
lights. Plinth Taller centre section breaks forward with moulded gable end with
elaborate double chimney stack. 2 turrets at angles, with crenellated parapets
and gargoyle waterspouts to cornice. Top is lantern with single lancet lights
to each face and irregular arrow slits. Central figure of Laxton in niche under
carved canopy and central large perpendicular window under ornamented dripmould.
Strings at cill and between storeys. Blank carved arcades below and basement lights.
Foundation plaque. Includes low wall of stone with 2 sets of gate piers with iron
finials without lamps. Iron gates. Similar in detail to blain Building (The Cloisters).
All the listed buildings in New Street form a group.
Listing NGR: TL0404888244
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