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Great Hall and Wall of Oundle School

A Grade II Listed Building in Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231738

Location: Oundle, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text

TL 0488 1/137
1483


NEW STREET
(West Side)
Great Hall and wall of
Oundle School


GV
II


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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