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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 10 AND 12, CHURCH HILL

List entry Number: 1039720



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wootton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-May-1968

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jan-1976

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 231980

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CHURCH HILL 1. 5327 (North West Side) Wootton Nos 10 & 12 (Formerly listed as The Rectory) SP 7656 29/477 3.5.68. II

2. 1630 enlarged 1835 with modern addition. North section built by Jeremiah Stephens, rector 1626-44 and 1660-65, bears tablet inscribed "DEO:ECCL:IE:STEPH:POS:1630." Limestone with single courses of ironstone to eaves level, gable end limestone. Welsh slated roof with kneelers and stone copings, box dormer, west gable and chimney-stack with 3 octagonal brick shafts. 2 storeys and attics. Stone mullioned casement windows in chamfered surrounds under dripmoulds. South wing 1835 for John Prideaux Lightfoot, Rector of Exeter College, Oxford. Ironstone ashlar, Welsh slated roof, 2 chimney-stacks similar to that of north section. 2 storeys, sash windows in chamfered reveals, ground floor hood moulds over windows and 4-centred arched doorway. Modern flat roofed single storey addition on north. VCH, IV, p292.

Listing NGR: SP7618956530

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1937), 292

National Grid Reference: SP 76189 56530


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