Year Ref: Fol:
1536 MS. Misc. xx f.9 - 11 reparyng lathyng pargyttyng and whyttyng off the rouff and walles off the kynges chapell
1537 Bodleian Rawlinson MS D 780 f 161 - 183 Workyng as well upon rippyng of the leades and gutters over the kynges bedchamber, his dynyng chamber and prevy chamber, his chappell and watchyng chamber, as also mendyng the cowraunts of the said leades and gutters with the mendyng and reparyng with newe leade diverse fawltes in the saide leades with repairyng, sotherynge and mendyng diverse rackes and faultes in the said leades and gutters with diverse other places in the said manor.
1537 Bodleian Rawlinson MS D 780 f 173 3 of the dores lyned and not only new geisting the rouf over the kynges chappell, transpoosyng and makyng a dore to the same chappell
1539 N. U. L. MS. Ne O2   olde chapell 11 fote of glase new set in leade at 2d. the fote 22d
1585 TNA E 351/3220   castings the walles and making upp of tholde walles with brickes and also trussing up of the girders over the gallery, new joistinge of the greate chamber, settinge upp of the topp stones uppon the gable endes which were fallen down and new making of the creastes which were fallen down and rotted in diverse places, new working of sorles under the ballesters, over the tarrys, laying in of jollpeces in the side of the hall, trussing upp the somers with beams which were sunke doune in the presence and the gallery, drawing upp tholde roofe which was shrounke over the greate stayres by the king's lodginges, tylinge over th haule on both sides and the gallery, slating over the greate chamber and the presence chamber, new lathing with sheete lead and puttinge in of diverse peces and flashes of leade where nede required, sowdering over the chappell and the gutters of the Queene's lodginges, making and laying a new sesterne for carreinge the water from the double roofe over the chapple
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition f.15 Q. 4 Item what Roomes of noate or name hath there beene in the said Honor howse; was there not a large Hall built with Irish Timber; a Chappell, Two Kitchins, a greate Chamber, & divers other Chambers & Buildings of greate largnes, a Portas Lodge & Two Stables; what other buildings belonged to the Antient Honor howse.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition f.1 Q. 4 To the Fowerth Interr he saith that in the said Mannor howse there was a large Hall of some [Forty]d five or six & forty foote in length built with Irish Tymber as he conceaveth, a Chappell, two kitchens th’one with three ranges and th’other with two [with larders & other offices to the quantity of eight bayes]i bayes of buildings, a greate Chamber & divers other Chambers & buildings of great largnes, a porters lodge, & twoe stables, and further saith that there were about seaven bayes of buildinge uppon the southe side of the Queenes stables leaded over, and one the North side of the hall there were about seaven or eight bayes of buildinge, and further saith that from the Sowth West parte to the North West parte of the said howse there was a walke of six bayes or there abouts with free stone ballasters and leaded over, and that there was alsoe a buttery of six bayes standinge east & west And that there was about ten or twelve bayes of buildinge more lyinge one the north side of the said howse shootinge east & west uncovered. And he further saith that there was alsoe one Tower with a handsome payre of stone stayres of some pretty height And he further saith that there were about six bayes of buildinge beween the upper court and the Middle Courte.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition  f.1 Q. 17 To the Seaventh Interr he saith that he hath knowne twoe longe entryes of seaven bayes a peece one tarris walke of six bayes, one Tower, and the Chappell belonginge to the said Mannor howse which were covered with leadd which said leadd or the moss parte thereof was laid up in Store howses as he verely beleiveth.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition  f.1 Q. 20 To the Twentieth Interr he saith that the greatest parte of the lead that came of the said Turris sowth walke, entyes, tower, Chappell & windowes & other buildings of the said Mannor howse layde up in storehowses was remayninge there since the said Sir Francis Crayne came thither as this deponent well knoweth.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition f. 2 Q. 3 - 6 To the third fourth fifth & sixth Interr she saith that at the tyme when the said Sir Francis Crane came to dwell at the said mannor howse the roomes next the Streete; the entry between the kitchen & Queenes Stable & divers other roomes adjoinenge thereunto the Longe gallery the greate chamber over the Cellar and many other roomes whose names shee knoweth not and alsoe a greate outward stable, and the Queenes stable were all covered and in reasonably good repayre and that the greatest parte of the Longe gallery, the gatehowse the Porters ward & below that a storehowse which was in good repayre the great Kitchen, the entry the Queenes stable & little [ease]i & the privy kitchen, a long tarras the Chappell, and Tower and other roomes behind the tower whose walls were standeinge a row of buildinge adjoynenge uppon the hall rangeing between the twoe inner courts the greate hall, another Tarras shooteing from the greate hall to the kitchen and another Tarras betweene the Courte and little gallery are all since taken downe and carryed away within these nine yeares by appoyntment of Sir Francis Crane as shee conceiveth because one Beddles Sir Francis Cranes servant said that he was to carry Warrants into the Countrye to the Constables to charge the countrye there abouts for carryinge away the same And that all the materialls were carried unto Stoke parke as she verily beleiveth because shee hath seen very many teames and carts loaden with the said materialls goe up Saunt hill neare to the said Parke And she further saith that the ground whereon the said buildings stood is devided into many several parts and employed to several uses. And shee further saith that the walls soe caryed away were of a greate height and thicknes and many windowes & Chimneyes in the said walls in good repayre.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition f. 2 Q. 4 To the Fowerth Interr he saith that there was a large Hall and the roofe was of Irish Tymber but the same was taken downe before this deponents memory, a Chappell, 2 kitchens archedover a greate Chamber & divers other Chambers and buildings of very greate largenes two stables the one of seaven bayes and th’other of Five bayes, he was at the buildinge of that Stable of seaven bayes, And there was a greate building towards the woodyard wherein was twoe [greate]i Cant windowes And at least twentye bayes of king harry the eight his buildinge which was very sumptious buildinge were all standinge onely the roofe was wantinge Some parte of the walls beinge about six foote in thicknes and the rest about twoe foote & a halfe in thicknes.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition f. 4 Q. 4 To the fowerth Interr he saithe that the walls of the greate hall were standinge to this deponents memorye and the walls of the Chappell were standinge and that there were twoe kitchins with twelve tunnells whereof nine were in the greate kitchin, and three in the other; three of which Tunnels fell downe and sixe others were since taken downe, and there was the greate Chamber and divers other Chambers and buildings of greate largnes: a Porters lodge three Stables whereof one of the said Stables was called the Queenes Stable the second stood by the woodyard gate and th’other neare the Churche yeard and divers other ancient buildinges the number whereof he cannot perticularly name And further to this Interr he cannot depose.
 1634 NRO Ph35288 Northampton Deposition f. 5 Q. 4 To the fowerth Interr he saithe that there was a very large hall belonginge to the current honnor howse of Grafton; there was alsoe a Chappell twoe Kichenes and divers chamber of greate largnes twoe stables, a Porters lodge, (as he hath heard) and that there was a very fayre tower and a staire case and divers other Roomes which this deponent cannot perticulerly name.