THE TOP HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1052103

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1992

Statutory Address: THE TOP HOUSE, GRAFTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE TOP HOUSE, GRAFTON ROAD

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Kettering (District Authority)

Parish: Cranford

National Grid Reference: SP 92178 76936

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History

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Details

CRANFORD SP9276 GRAFTON ROAD, Cranford St.John 1337-0/19/143 The Top House GV II House. Probably C17, though perhaps earlier origin, with alterations and additions of C19 and C20. Coursed limestone rubble with ironstone dressings, slate roof with coped gables and stone ridge and end stacks. Two storeys and attics. Main block of 2 builds, and C19 addition to right. Left-hand part has buttressed corner central C19 porch with panelled door and single-light window with cusped head over and 3-light chamfered window to right at ground floor level, rectangular chamfered window to right at first floor. Small- paned gudgeon hung casements. Three 2-light small-paned late C19. Early C20 gabled dormers. Right-hand part has a single-light and a 3-light chamfered mullioned window to ground floor, 2 single-light windows above and a similar dormer. C19 addition to right has a large sash window at ground floor level and a small single-light window above. C19 and C20 additions to rear. Interior altered, but retains chamfered beams to original part, and in ground floor room to right of porch an inglenook fireplace with richly- moulded and castellated bressumer, probably reset, carried on later-looking castellated side supports.

Listing NGR: SP9217876936

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 231006

Legacy System: LBS

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