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A Grade I Listed Building in Oundle, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4806 / 52°28'49"N

Longitude: -0.4696 / 0°28'10"W

OS Eastings: 504030

OS Northings: 288059

OS Grid: TL040880

Mapcode National: GBR FXX.G3Q

Mapcode Global: VHFNH.TX38

Entry Name: Cobthorne

Listing Date: 18 June 1955

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231824

Location: Oundle, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Oundle

Built-Up Area: Oundle

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Oundlew Ashton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
1483 ------------
No 16 (Cobthorne)
TL 0488 1/82 18.6.55.


The house is set back from the road with a gravel court; double entrance, presumably
once enclosed by iron railings. 1700, a magnificent house, 2 storeys and semi-basement,
5 windows. Built of coursed rubble with flush dressed quoins; deep plinth; band
at 1st floor level has deep moulding top and bottom; massive coved plaster eaves
continue round the sides and the steep double gabled stone slate roof is splayed
on the corners to cover this and it has a slate topping across the gable ends.
Plain verges on the gables and 4 large stone chimney stacks with a panel on each
face, and heavy cornices. Lunettes in each gable. Road front, 3 large hipped
dormers 2-light stone mullioned windows to the basement; the ground and 1st floor
windows are early sash complete with heavy glazing bars, wide wooden cases, shallow
reveals, wide architrave with moulded inner and outer edge and moulded cill. The
architrave of the central window is eared and shouldered with ramped volutes at
sides. Central entrance approached by semi-circular flight of 6 steps. Heavy
doorcase, 2 panelled pilasters with consoles supporting a triangular pediment which
breaks into the cill of 1st floor window, relatively low semi-circular -headed
doorway with pilasters and archivolt and between this and the base of the pediment
is an oval light with double moulded archivolt. Good panelled door. Single storey
extension east with lateral gable. 2 late sash windows. Good interior, and garden
front very much as street front.

Nos 2 to 36 (even) and 42 to 46A (even) and 52 to 98 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TL0403088059

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