CLARE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1126732

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1982

Statutory Address: CLARE HOUSE, 42, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CLARE HOUSE, 42, CHURCH STREET

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

District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Northborough

National Grid Reference: TF 15608 07797

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5141 NORTHBOROUGH CHURCH STREET (south side) No 42 (Clare House) formerly listed under Main street) TF 1507 27/411 15.12.55 II GV 2. Said to have been built in 1823 for the poet John Clare by a rich patron but actually an C18 cottage which was given to Clare in circa 1823 by Fitzwilliam. Clare lived here for 10 years. Coursed stone rubble cottage with thatched roof with brick coped gable ends. One storey and attic. Three window range. C19 2-light casements, centre modern. Attic window in thatch at eaves level. Brick end chimney stacks. One storey flat roofed stone lean-to on west end. VCH Northamptonshire Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1560807797

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 50199

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906)

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