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THE OLD SCHOOL

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: THE OLD SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1052011

Location

THE OLD SCHOOL

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Weekley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1992

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 231182

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WEEKLEY SP8880 The Old School 1337-0/15/356 25/10/51 (Formerly Listed as: WEEKLEY The Boughton Estates Office) GV II School, now house. Dated 1624, extended C19. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings, Collyweston stone slate roof with coped gable and ball finials to original block, moulded stone end stack to C19 addition. One storey. Quoins. Original block has entrance to left: door of 3 wide boards in moulded stone architrave (possibly reset) with tablet over, inscribed: "A . FREE . SCHOOLE . FOR / WEEKLEY . AND . WRECKTON / FOUNDED BY . NICOLAS . LATHAM / CLERKE . PARSON . OF . BARNEWELL / S . ANDREW TO . TEACH . THEIRE / CHILDREN . TO . WRITE . AND . READE / ANNO DOMINI : 1624". 4-light ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned window with king mullion and casement-moulded cornice to right. Rest of original front is marked by addition, but there are 3-light stone-mullioned windows with cornices to the gable ends - ovolo-moulded to the north, chamfered to south. C19 wing ovolo- moulded to the north, chamfered to south. C19 wing projecting towards street has a 3-light chamfered mullioned window with transom and cornice in gable end, and 2 3-light chamfered mullioned windows with cornices over in south flank. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP8878080857

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National Grid Reference: SP 88780 80857

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