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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: No name for this Entry

List entry Number: 1371804

Location

82-88, HIGH STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireSouth NorthamptonshireDistrict AuthorityBrackley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Apr-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Jun-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233870

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

BRACKLEY HIGH STREET 1. 5328 (West Side) Nos 82 to 88 (even) (formerly listed as Nos 78 to 88 [even]) SP 5837 2/1 22.4.50. II* 2. Almshouses founded for 6 aged widows by Sir Thomas Crew in 1633 endowed with £24 and increased by Nathaniel Lord Crew, Bishop of Durham, in 1721 with the addition of £12. Range of 6 tenements. 2-storeyed C17 coursed rubble with a continuous hood mould to ground floor; 3 light stone mullioned windows. Elliptical- headed stone doorways. 6 goblets with 2-light stone mullioned windows with moulded square labels in them. Stone slate roof. 4 moulded stone stacks with modern brick shafts. In the centre of the front is a shield of arms:- A lion rampant impaling a chevron between 3 eagles' legs razed and on the chevron a molet for difference, for Sir Thomas Crewe of Stone, Northants (Speaker 1623-25; d 1634) and his wife Temperance, daughter and coheir of Reginald Bray of Stone. At the back the range is one-storeyed with single-light stone moulded windows.

Listing NGR: SP5881437473

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National Grid Reference: SP 58814 37473

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