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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: THE CHESTNUTS

List entry Number: 1067034

Location

THE CHESTNUTS, GOLD STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireDaventryDistrict AuthorityClipston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360266

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History

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Details

CLIPSTON GOLD STREET SP7081 (West side) 15/13 The Chestnuts 02/11/54

- II*

House. Mid C18. Brick with slate roof. Double depth plan. 2 storeys with attic, 5-window range. Central C19 half-glazed door. Ground-floor windows are C19 sashes; first-floor are C18 sashes with glazing bars. All openings have gauged brick heads with keyblocks. Moulded stone cornice, raised brick string course, ashlar gable parapets, with brick stacks at ends. 3 roof dormers. Right gables have round headed staircase window with round headed attic window above with leaded lights. Rear similar has sashes with glazing bars and round headed staircase window with Gothick glazing bars. Later C18 projecting wing at rear. Interior:C18 panelled entrance hall with moulded cornice. Inner staircase hall has fine C18 staircase with turned balustrade and two quarter landings; panelled walls, moulded cornice and reeded plasterwork around ceiling beam. Drawing room to right of entrance and corresponding first-floor rooms have C18 panelling and moulded cornices. Former kitchen, now dining room has remains of open fireplace cast iron boiling ring to right. Other ground-and first-floor rooms have moulded cornices. Former dining room, now kitchen has chamfered and stopped ceiling beam. Staircase to second floor has splat balustrade. Butt purlin roof structure.

Listing NGR: SP7095981590

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National Grid Reference: SP 70959 81590

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