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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: MONTAGU HOSPITAL

List entry Number: 1052010

Location

MONTAGU HOSPITAL

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireKetteringDistrict AuthorityWeekley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jun-1992

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 231180

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History

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Details

WEEKLEY SP8880 Montagu Hospital 1337-0/15/357 25/10/51 (Formerly Listed as: WEEKLEY The Old Almshouse) GV II* Almshouse, now house. Dated 1611. Limestone ashlar, with Collyweston stone slate roof, coped gablet and moulded stone end stacks. 2 storeys. 4-window range. Symmetrically disposed. Central Tudor-headed entrance, beneath classical entablature, breaking forward on brackets at either end to carry ornate obelisks. Frieze inscribed "WHAT.THOU.DOEST.DO.YT.IN.FAYTH". Wide- boarded studded door, on strap hinges. Above the doorway is the Montagu arms in a scrolly cartouche decorated with strapwork, above this a painted sundial dated 1631 which incorporates the carved date of 1611, and crowning the centrepiece is an elaborate curved gable with kneelers and obelisk finials, and a central circular blind panel. Casement-moulded string course above the ground floor windows. First floor recessed, above a chamfered set- off. Ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with rectangular-leaded casements, a 2-light and a 4-light on each floor to each side of the centrepiece. Sundial to south gable end. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP8880280918

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National Grid Reference: SP 88802 80918

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