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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: CHARITY HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLS

List entry Number: 1371768

Location

CHARITY HOUSE AND ATTACHED WALLS, CHURCH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireWellingboroughDistrict AuthorityFinedon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233670

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History

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Details

FINEDON CHURCH STREET SP9171 (North side) 23/09/50 Charity House and attached 7/19 walls (Formerly listed as Girls School)

GV II

Girls school, now house. Datestone 1712. Squared coursed ironstone with plain-tile roof. Orignally probably 4 unit plan. 2 storeys with attic and cellar; 7-window range. Central C19 plank door has moulded stone surround with segmental pediment and central cartouche. 4-light wood-mullion and transom cross windows are C19 or C20 replacements in original openings under wood lintels. 2-light wood-mullion cellar window to left. Pair of flat-topped stone dormer windows with C19 casements. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers with stone stacks at ridge and end. Inscription over door "The charity school far girls Anne Dom 1712". Rear similar with 4-light wood-mullion and transom staircase window with stained glass. Interior has C18 staircase with barley twist balustrade and room to right of entrance has open fireplace with bressumer. Ironstone walls attached, enclose small front garden and are linked by central cast-iron gates. Endowed as a school for girls by Sir Gilbert Dolben.

Listing NGR: SP9135971947

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National Grid Reference: SP 91359 71947

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