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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: PRIEST'S HOUSE

List entry Number: 1225369

Location

PRIEST'S HOUSE, WEST STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireEast NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityEaston 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: 421705

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

EASTON ON THE HILL WEST STREET TF0004 (East side) 10/83 Priest's House 23/05/67 (Formerly listed as Chantry Priests House, now a stable) GV II* Priest's house or Rectory now meeting room and museum. Early C16, restored 1867-68 by T.G. Jackson. Squared coursed limestone and ironstone with Collyweston slate roof. Rectangular, one-unit, plan. 2 storeys. Elevation abutting West Street, is a 2-window range at first floor. 3-light stone mullion window to right and similar single-light window to left; both have arch-head lights, hood moulds and square label stops. Truncated ashlar stack to right end. Gable to left has similar single-light window to first floor and 2-light window to ground floor; both have relieving arches over them. Right gable has blocked rectangular opening at first floor. Rear elevation has a 4-light window, with King mullion, at ground floor, all similar to windows on front elevation with relieving arch over. Doorway to right, with 4-centred arch-head and chamfered jambs, restored mid C19. Shallow stair turret, projects to left. 2 small single light windows with stone surround, one renewed C19. Ironstone gable over turret has C19 gable parapets and kneelers. Interior: roll and hollow moulded ceiling beams and chamfered joists, now all reset at higher level. Remains of 2 C16 fireplaces. C19/C20 roof structure. Stone spiral stair. National Trust property. (RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p61)

Listing NGR: TF0097204548

Selected Sources

  1. Other  Reference - Title: Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire - Date: 1984 - Page References: 61

National Grid Reference: TF 00972 04548

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