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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: 1225510



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Easton on the Hill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Oct-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 421706

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EASTON ON THE HILL WEST STREET TF0004 (East side) 10/84 Glebe House and attached steps 23/05/67 and railings (Formerly listed as The Rectory) GV II* Rectory, now house. Early C18. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressing and limestone ashlar facade to garden front. Collyweston slate roof. Double depth plan. 2 storeys with basement and attics. Entrance front is a 5-window range. Central, 6-panel door has arch-head fanlight set in square surround under a stone lintel. 6- and 9-paned sash windows also under stone lintels, which forms continuous ashlar bands. All openings have ashlar dressing. Four, 3-light, ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to basement. Ashlar quoins and wooden dentilled cornice. 5 hipped roof dormers have mid C19 sash windows. Double gabled roof with ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. Ashlar end stacks with moulded cornices. Flight of steps with iron railings gives access to front door. Sundial over front door has a wave moulded keystone and inscription, "fear the Lord always". Doorway in right gable, with double chamfered jambs, gives access to the basement. Rear elevation, to garden, is a similar 5-window range, with moulded stone window surrounds. Central part-glazed door has similar surround. Interior has C18 staircase with square newels and turned balusters. Room to right of entrance has a C18 secondary stair. Rooms on garden front have some plain panelling, wooden cornices and chair rails. Fireplaces have bolection moulded wooden surrounds. Fireplace at first floor has eared surround and egg and dart enrichment. C18 cooking range in basement. Attic has plaster floor. Said to have been the home of Captain Lancelott Skynner, R.N., who was captain of H.M.S. Lutine which was ship wrecked in 1799. (RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: 59)

Listing NGR: TF0093704591

Selected Sources

Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire, (1984)

National Grid Reference: TF 00937 04591


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