GRETTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1051756
Date first listed:
25-Oct-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
06-Mar-1987
Statutory Address:
GRETTON HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GRETTON HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Corby (District Authority)
Parish:
Gretton
National Grid Reference:
SP 90151 94539

Details

GRETTON HIGH STREET SP9094 (North side) 11/57 Gretton House 25/10/51 (Formerly listed as Gretton House, Harringworth Road)

GV II

Country house, now residential home. Mid C18 extended 1880's. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and stone slate roof. Originally probably L-shape plan now complex. 2 storeys with attic. Main front parallel to road is C18 of 5-window range. Central 3-panel door with fanlight has moulded stone architrave and keyblock. Sash windows with glazing bars have similar surround to door. Flat string course between floors and flat ashlar quoins. Moulded wood cornice with projections highlighting the window heads. 3 hipped roof dormers with leaded casements and pulvinated friezes. Ashlar gable parapets and ashlar stacks with moulded cornices at ends. Entrance front to right of main front is C19 in C17 style with one- to 9-light stone mullion windows with leaded lights and some transoms. Range to right of centre breaks forward with centre gable having a tall staircase window. Single-storey porch to left of centre has arch-head opening flanked by pairs of columns with frieze and entablature above each. Jacobean style decorations to gables and finials above. Range projecting to right of entrance front is C19 in similar style with a lean-to half timbered porch. Garden front to left of main front is C19 in similar style with 4 irregular projecting gables. 6-light stone mullion and transom windows and large central canted stone bay window. Late C19 conservatory to right. Interior: entrance hall to centre of main front has C18 staircase with 2 turned balusters per tread. Room to right has fragments of C18 panelling. Room above has cupboard door like openwork panelling. Main entrance hall has C19 staircase with heavy turned balusters.



Listing NGR: SP9015194539

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
229840
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 27 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05652/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Michael Rockett. Source Historic England Archive
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