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SCHOOL HOUSE

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: SCHOOL HOUSE

List entry Number: 1040663

Location

SCHOOL HOUSE, CHURCH HILL

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Finedon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233658

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History

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Details

FINEOON CHURCH HILL SP9172 (West side) 6/7 School House 23/09/50 (Formerly listed as Boys Junior School) GV II

Boys school and masters house, now house. Datestones 1595 and 1760. Squared coursed ironstone with slate roof. L-shape plan. 2 storeys, part with attic. Main front abutting road of 3-window range at ground floor of 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned windows with leaded lights. Gabled cross wing to left of c.1595 has C19 plank door to right with 4-centred moulded stone head. 2-window range to right is of a different build. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelars, Ironstone stacks to gable ends of cross wing and ashlar stacks at ridge and end of right range. Single storey extension to far right has datestone 1760 in covered way. Pear elevation facing churchyard is similar with 3- and 4-light stone-mullion windows to cross wing. Datestone 1595 on return wall and Royal coat of arms in gable with initials E.R. Interior has some chamfered ceiling beams. Endowed as a boys school 1595 by Richard Walker; closed as school 1961. (Finedon Otherwise Thingdon by J.L.H. Bailey, p127).

Listing NGR: SP9121972010

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bailey, J L H , Finedon Otherwise Thingdon127

National Grid Reference: SP 91219 72010

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