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Summerhouse Approximately 250 Metres North East of Ecton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ecton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2657 / 52°15'56"N

Longitude: -0.7848 / 0°47'5"W

OS Eastings: 483024

OS Northings: 263752

OS Grid: SP830637

Mapcode National: GBR CXC.SH1

Mapcode Global: VHDS1.B9YZ

Entry Name: Summerhouse Approximately 250 Metres North East of Ecton Hall

Listing Date: 28 May 1954

Last Amended: 13 May 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233345

Location: Ecton, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Wellingborough

Civil Parish: Ecton

Built-Up Area: Ecton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Ecton St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

6/67 Summerhouse approx. 250m. NE
28/05/54 of Ecton Hall
(Formerly listed as
Summerhouse in grounds of
Ecton Hall)


Summerhouse. Possibly late C17, but probably mid C18 and by Sanderson Miller.
Squared coursed lias with ashlar dressings probably with lead roof (not
visible). Oval plan. 2 storeys. Open arcade at ground floor supported on 2
Tuscan columns with similar pilasters. Rear at ground floor has oculus with
plain stone surround and keyblocks flanked by Tuscan pilasters. Frieze between
floors has cornice above. First floor has 3 windows with leaded casements and
moulded and eared architraves flanked by pilasters with Corinthian capitals.
Similar first floor door opening with curved door has flight of stone steps with
moulded stone parapet. Alternate first floor openings have laurel garlands to
architraves and others have oak leaf decoration in frieze above. Dentilled and
moulded stone cornices. Flat roof with lead spout projecting from window head.
Interior: ground floor has oval stone table with central column support and
wooden benching with panelled back. Similar benching to first floor room. All
windows have shutters. A similar summerhouse, designed by Sanderson Miller, is
in the grounds of Farnborough Hall, Warwickshire.

Listing NGR: SP8302463752

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

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