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5, Market Square

A Grade II* Listed Building in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3062 / 52°18'22"N

Longitude: -0.5931 / 0°35'35"W

OS Eastings: 496019

OS Northings: 268497

OS Grid: SP960684

Mapcode National: GBR DYK.DVB

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.N9SD

Entry Name: 5, Market Square

Listing Date: 23 September 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371874

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232366

Location: Higham Ferrers, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Higham Ferrers

Built-Up Area: Higham Ferrers

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Higham Ferrers St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

HIGHAM FERRERS MARKET SQUARE
SP9668NW, SP9668SW (West side)
18/66, 20/66 No.5
23/09/50
GV II*

House. Mid C17. Squared coursed limestone with early C20 plain tile roof.
U-shaped plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range. Central ribbed and studded door has
moulded stone surround with 4-centred arch head. 2-light stone mullion window
above and flanking 2-storey canted stone bay windows with 6-light stone mullion
windows, all with leaded lights. Chamfered plinth rises around cellar opening to
left bay. Continuous hood mould between ground floor windows. Roof breaks
forward over bay windows. Brick and stone stack to left and ashlar stack with
moulded cornice to right end. Rear elevation has C19 addition. Interior not
inspected but noted as having ceiling beams and open fireplace with bressumer.
Some C17 door openings and C17 fireplace with corbelled lintel to first floor
room. Central entrance was probably originally a through entry to rear
courtyard.
(N.M.R.: photographic collection).


Listing NGR: SP9601768496

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