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Sundial, Attached Walls and Outbuilding Approximately 20 Metres South West of Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Collyweston, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.6149 / 52°36'53"N

Longitude: -0.5323 / 0°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 499469

OS Northings: 302919

OS Grid: SK994029

Mapcode National: GBR FW8.46T

Mapcode Global: WHGM2.SJQN

Entry Name: Sundial, Attached Walls and Outbuilding Approximately 20 Metres South West of Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 31 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040120

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232899

Location: Collyweston, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE9

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Collyweston

Built-Up Area: Collyweston

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Collyweston St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SK9902 (South side)
8/35 Sundial, attached walls and
23/05/67 outbuilding approx. 20m SW of
Manor Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Sundial at
Manor Farmhouse)


Sundial, attached walls and outbuilding. Probably late C17 with C18 sundial.
Squared coursed limestone, sundial has ashlar facade, outbuilding has
Collyweston slate roof. Sundial is an eliptically arched recess, set in the
wall, with Roman numerals following the springing line. Small moulded cornice
above numerals and moulded cornice above arch. Attached walls form 3 sides of
former kitchen garden. Square head doorway, set in east wall spur, has moulded
stone surround. Outbuilding in south-west corner, may have been a summerhouse.
Square head doorway, with chamfered stone surround, and oval window with stone
surround. East wall continues southwards to cottage in Hall Yarn (not included).
The walls may have been the kitchen garden walls to the house built on the site
ol Collyweston Palace. The Palace, which had been the home of Lady Margaret
Beaufort, Countess of Richmond was dismantled about 1640. A new house was built
on the site by the Tryon family probably in the mid/late C17.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p33)

Listing NGR: SK9946902919

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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