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Charity House and Attached Walls

A Grade II* Listed Building in Finedon, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.338 / 52°20'16"N

Longitude: -0.6605 / 0°39'37"W

OS Eastings: 491359

OS Northings: 271947

OS Grid: SP913719

Mapcode National: GBR DY2.FT8

Mapcode Global: VHFP5.HHNJ

Entry Name: Charity House and Attached Walls

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371768

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233670

Location: Finedon, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Civil Parish: Finedon

Built-Up Area: Finedon

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Finedon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP9171 (North side)
23/09/50 Charity House and attached
7/19 walls
(Formerly listed as Girls


Girls school, now house. Datestone 1712. Squared coursed ironstone with
plain-tile roof. Orignally probably 4 unit plan. 2 storeys with attic and
cellar; 7-window range. Central C19 plank door has moulded stone surround with
segmental pediment and central cartouche. 4-light wood-mullion and transom cross
windows are C19 or C20 replacements in original openings under wood lintels.
2-light wood-mullion cellar window to left. Pair of flat-topped stone dormer
windows with C19 casements. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers with stone stacks
at ridge and end. Inscription over door "The charity school far girls Anne Dom
1712". Rear similar with 4-light wood-mullion and transom staircase window with
stained glass. Interior has C18 staircase with barley twist balustrade and room
to right of entrance has open fireplace with bressumer. Ironstone walls
attached, enclose small front garden and are linked by central cast-iron gates.
Endowed as a school for girls by Sir Gilbert Dolben.

Listing NGR: SP9135971947

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

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