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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.

Name: CAREY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1051659

Location

CAREY HOUSE, 42, LOWER STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireKetteringDistrict Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Apr-1976

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 230089

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5326 LOWER STREET (East Side) ------------ No 42 (Carey House) (formerly listed as Baptist Mission House) SP 8678 1/15 27.2.50.

II*

2. C18 house of Northamptonshire sandstone refaced with stucco. Collyweston slate roof with 3 hipped dormers behind parapet and cornice. 2 storeys and attics, 1st floor band. 7 sash windows with glazing bars and keystones. Central 6 panelled door and fanlight with glazing bars in surround of Doric half columns, entablatures, open pediment. Plinth. 3 stone chimney stacks with mouldings. Interior retains some panelling. C18 chimneypieces and late C18 or early C19 staircase.

A plaque records the foundation in this house in 1792 of the Baptist Missionary Society by William Carey of Leicester.

Listing NGR: SP8653878904

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National Grid Reference: SP 86538 78904

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