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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 GROOMS HOUSE

List entry Number: 1372412

Location

THE GROOMS HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireKetteringDistrict AuthorityRushton

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: 231133

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History

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Details

RUSHTON SP88SW The Grooms House 1337-0/4/222 25/10/51 Formerly Listed as: Grooms House, to E of Hall) II* House, now part of school. Early C18, perhaps earlier origin. Coursed squared ironstone with limestone ashlar dressings, brick east front, Collyweston stone slate roof, coped gables and moulded stone ridge stacks. 2 storeys and attic. H plan. West front, 5-window wide, has central 6-panelled door with traceried overlight in roll moulded surround. Wooden cross-framed windows with gudgeon-hung, iron-framed leaded casements in roll-moulded surrounds. Plinth, and band between storeys. East front of red brick with burnt headers and 8/8 sashes, otherwise detial as west front. South front has projecting gables to left and right. Gable to left has sash windows (in cross form) to ground and first floors, gable to right has blind cross-framed windows, and both have 2-light segment-headed casement windows to attic. Ionic corner pilasters and moulded eaves. Central linking block has door with overlight in roll-moulded surround and sash windows (in cross form) to left and right at ground and first floor level. Interior: 2 staircases, one dog-leg and one with slender turned balusters and square newels (probably C19), some 2-panel and square-panel doors. Original hall in centre block lined with re-used C17 rectangular panelling. East wing ground floor room lined with bolection-moulded panelling.

Listing NGR: SP8385382795

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National Grid Reference: SP 83853 82795

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