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Cosgrove Hall and Attached Office Wing

A Grade II Listed Building in Cosgrove, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0736 / 52°4'24"N

Longitude: -0.847 / 0°50'49"W

OS Eastings: 479123

OS Northings: 242319

OS Grid: SP791423

Mapcode National: GBR BY8.W4Y

Mapcode Global: VHDSZ.84LQ

Entry Name: Cosgrove Hall and Attached Office Wing

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 18 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235247

Location: Cosgrove, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, MK19

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Cosgrove

Built-Up Area: Cosgrove

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Cosgrove St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

COSGROVE STRATFORD ROAD
SP7941 (South side)
16/12 Cosgrove Hall and attached
01/12/51 office wing
(Formerly listed as Cosgrove
Hall)

GV II

Country house. Early C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Limestone ashlar, hipped
slate roof and stone internal stacks. H plan. 2 storeys and attic; 7-window
range. 3-bay recessed centre of entrance front has been filled by projecting
2-storey extension with flat roof behind stone-coped parapet; probably early
C19. Central single-storey porch with panelled double-leaf doors and overlight
flanked by Doric pilasters bearing simple entablature; moulded stone cornice and
blocking cornice. 12-pane sash windows to ground and 1st floors with moulded
stone sills and surrounds with keyblocks. Wave-moulded plinth, Corinthian
pilasters in two orders defining bays, and deep coved and moulded wood and
plaster eaves. 4 straight-headed roof dormers. 3-bay right side elevation and
garden front have similar windows and Doric pilasters. Both elevations have
central glazed garden doors with moulded stone surrounds. Recessed centre of
garden front formerly had pediment to central bay. 2-storey double-depth service
wing projects at left end of entrance front. Of coursed squared limestone with
2-span hipped plain tile roof and brick lateral and internal stacks. Mid/late
C18. Irregular glazing with 12-pane sashes to right side, facing forecourt
otherwise 1- and 2-light casement windows, all with wood lintels. Interior:
open-well staircase with column-on-vase balusters, 3 to each tread and spiral
fluting to vase, carved tread ends and mahogany ramped handrail. Reeded wood
door surrounds. Modillion plaster cornices. C18 marble chimneypieces, probably
brought in at later date, Cl6 stone fireplace to garden hall, also brought-in,
with Tudor arched head, carved spandrels and brattishing. Late C16 or early C17
panelling and overmantel in upper room of service wing (brought-in).
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, pl59; Wolverton Historical
Journal 1970, pp34-40)


Listing NGR: SP7912342319

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