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82-88, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brackley, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0326 / 52°1'57"N

Longitude: -1.1441 / 1°8'38"W

OS Eastings: 458814

OS Northings: 237473

OS Grid: SP588374

Mapcode National: GBR 8VS.KK8

Mapcode Global: VHCWK.450P

Entry Name: 82-88, High Street

Listing Date: 22 April 1950

Last Amended: 16 June 1977

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233870

Location: Brackley, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Brackley

Built-Up Area: Brackley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Brackley

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

BRACKLEY HIGH STREET
1.
5328
(West Side)
Nos 82 to 88 (even)
(formerly listed as
Nos 78 to 88 [even])
SP 5837 2/1 22.4.50.
II*
2.
Almshouses founded for 6 aged widows by Sir Thomas Crew in 1633 endowed with
£24 and increased by Nathaniel Lord Crew, Bishop of Durham, in 1721 with the
addition of £12. Range of 6 tenements. 2-storeyed C17 coursed rubble with a
continuous hood mould to ground floor; 3 light stone mullioned windows. Elliptical-
headed stone doorways. 6 goblets with 2-light stone mullioned windows with
moulded square labels in them. Stone slate roof. 4 moulded stone stacks with
modern brick shafts. In the centre of the front is a shield of arms:- A lion
rampant impaling a chevron between 3 eagles' legs razed and on the chevron a
molet for difference, for Sir Thomas Crewe of Stone, Northants (Speaker 1623-25;
d 1634) and his wife Temperance, daughter and coheir of Reginald Bray of Stone.
At the back the range is one-storeyed with single-light stone moulded windows.


Listing NGR: SP5881437473

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