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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.


List entry Number: 1066600



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: King's Cliffe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 422118

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KINGS CLIFFE PARK STREET TL0097 (East side) 12/127 Kings Cliffe Endowed Primary School GV II House, now school. C17 and early C19, converted to school 1873 by Henry Kennedy, enlarged as datestone 1881. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and Collyweston slate roof. Originally 2 ranges forming an L-shape plan. Part single-storey and part 2 storey with attic. West elevation has a C17 three-window range, to centre, with 4-light, ovolo moulded stone mullion, windows. 2-stage buttresses, with ashlar dressings, between windows. Gabled roof with C19 metal ventilator at ridge. Bay to left is also C19 with a 3-light, stone mullion, attic window. Range breaking forward, to left, has datestone 1881 in gable end. 4-light stone mullion window, with transom, in gable end and 2 similar 3-light windows in return wall. Similar late C19 range breaks forward, to right, with a tall 3-light stone mullion window, with 2 transoms, in gable end. Similar single-storey range breaks forward to far right. Stone stacks at ridge and end. South elevation, to right, has two 2- and 4-light stone mullion windows, to first floor; both probably C17. 2, wooden, gabled dormers, also in C17 range. C19 flat roofed extensions breaks forward to left of centre. C19 range breaks forward to left and has a large, stone mullion, window, with transom, in return wall. To the left of this C17 elevation was used for a time as the school masters house. North elevation is mainly late C19 with main entrance to centre. Interior: C17 centre range of west elevation is now hall rising through 2 storeys. Attic retains C17 roof structure and plaster floor. C17 range of south elevation has early/mid C19 staircase with stick balustrade; some rooms have ceiling beams. Attic retains some original roof structure and a plaster floor. Doorway into hall has early C19 reeded surround. The 2 C17 ranges are probably of different builds. (RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p101)

Listing NGR: TL0075297218

Selected Sources

Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire, (1984)

National Grid Reference: TL 00752 97218


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