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Chichele College, North Range and Attached Foundations

A Grade I Listed Building in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3077 / 52°18'27"N

Longitude: -0.5934 / 0°35'36"W

OS Eastings: 495994

OS Northings: 268665

OS Grid: SP959686

Mapcode National: GBR DYK.6SP

Mapcode Global: VHFPD.N8M7

Entry Name: Chichele College, North Range and Attached Foundations

Listing Date: 17 June 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371908

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232333

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

SP9568NE (West side)
17/34 Chichele College, north range
and attached foundations

Former college. c.1422. Squared coursed limestone. Originally quadrangle plan.
South and parts of north, east and west ranges remain. Originally 2 storeys.
Gable end of north range with remains of return wall has a square-head window
opening at ground floor and remains of similar opening to first floor. No
interior of this range remains. Chamfered plinth. Attached foundations
originally formed part of this range. Chichele College was founded by Archbishop
Henry Chichele. Chichele College, north range forms a group with Chichele
College south and west ranges and attached foundations (q.v.), Chichele College,
group of foundations (q.v.) and Chichele College, perimeter wall gateway and
attached foundations (q.v.). Chichele College is scheduled as an ancient
monument and is under the guardianship of H.B.M.C.E.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.256).

Listing NGR: SP9599468665

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