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18, 18A, 20, 20A AND 22, SHEEP STREET

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: 18, 18A, 20, 20A AND 22, SHEEP STREET

List entry Number: 1052405

Location

18, 18A, 20, 20A AND 22, SHEEP STREET

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232212

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SHEEP STREET 1. 5327 (East Side)

Nos 18, 18A, 20, 20A, & 22 SP 7560 NW 1/81 9.12.68. II GV

2. C17, heightened earlier C18 by addition of top floor. Ashlar up to 2nd floor level, stucco above. Welsh slated roof. 7 windows to each upper floor. Late C19 or early C20 shop fronts. 1st floor simplified Ionic pilasters under moulding; 2 niches at No 20. May have been town house of Earl of Halifax. Plaque commemorates Dr Doddridge's famous Dissenting Academy here circa 1740-52. Formerly included No 24, now demolished. VCH, III, p 38.

Nos 18, 18A, 20 20A and 22 form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7536760687

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1930), 38

National Grid Reference: SP 75367 60687

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