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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: 1126879



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Barnack

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 24-Feb-1982

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 49840

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1. 5141 BARNACK BISHOP'S WALK Kingsley House TF 0704 39/56 19.3.62 II GV 2. Formerly The Rectory. Early C16 house extended in 1880. C16 cross wing is to the north, coursed stone rubble with new tile roof with gabled ends, in the end wall there is a C19 gothic oriel window. The C16 link wing has been demolished except for its east front wall which is 2 storeys and 3 bays with stone mullion windows and buttresses with set-offs. Adjoining south, the main house was built in 1880 in early C16 style, coursed stone with freestone dressings. Asymmetrical L-shaped on plan. Two storeys. Parapets with moulded coping and string courses. East front has projecting 2 storeyed porch off centre with oriel with battlements and moulded 2 centred arch doorway below. Gable to left. Two and three-light windows to right ground floor have gothic tracery. The south front has canted bay to right, pointed arch stair window at centre and gable to left with corbelled chimney stack, all chimney stacks are crenellated. The house was a rectory in the time of Rigus Fletcher, chaplain to Mary Queen of Scots, rector from 1586-1590. The father of Charles Kingsley was rector here in the early C19, the latter being five when he came here in 1824. His younger brothers George and Henry were born here in 1827 and 1830. VCH Northants, vol II, page 463.

Listing NGR: TF0782904942

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906), 463

National Grid Reference: TF 07829 04942


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