CHESTER HOUSE AND ATTACHED COTTAGE TO EAST AND ATTACHED WALLS TO SOUTH AND WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1371729
Date first listed:
28-May-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
13-May-1986
Statutory Address:
CHESTER HOUSE AND ATTACHED COTTAGE TO EAST AND ATTACHED WALLS TO SOUTH AND WEST, HIGHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHESTER HOUSE AND ATTACHED COTTAGE TO EAST AND ATTACHED WALLS TO SOUTH AND WEST, HIGHAM ROAD

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Wellingborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Irchester
National Grid Reference:
SP 91864 66879

Details

IRCHESTER HIGHAM ROAD SP96NW (North side) 5/193 Chester House and attached 28/05/54 cottage to E and attached walls to S and W (Formerly listed as Chester House. Barns and outbuildings at Chester House)

GV II*

Farmhouse, now 2 dwellings. Late C17 and C18. Regular coursed limestone with slate roof. Originally 4-unit plan, probably with lobby-entry now T-shape. 2 storeys with attic. Main front of 5-window range of 2- and 3-light stone-mullioned windows with leaded lights and hood moulds. 2 windows at ground floor right have C20 casements. C19 wooden porch to left of centre and C20 door to right of centre. Gabled cross wing projecting to left is probably early C18 and has sash windows with glazing bars under gauged stone heads. Small projecting wing to right of cross wing is similar to main house. Ashlar gable parapets and ashlar stacks at ridge and end. Garden front to left of cross wing has 2-window range of C18 sashes with glazing bars at first floor, with centre sash between floors. Two C19 wooden bays at ground floor. Rear is similar with 3-window range of 3-light stone-mullioned windows on C19 stone bay window to ground floor. Limestone walls attached at right angles to right of main front have fragments of ancient capital incorporated. Similar wall attached to left of main front forms part of kitchen garden walls with kitchen garden wall approx. 20m. south-west of Chester House (q.v.). 2 projecting wings to right. Interior not inspected but noted as having original staircase.

Listing NGR: SP9186466879

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
233475
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 25 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09804/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Roger Ashley. Source Historic England Archive
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