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Foscote House

A Grade II Listed Building in Abthorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1182 / 52°7'5"N

Longitude: -1.0401 / 1°2'24"W

OS Eastings: 465820

OS Northings: 247090

OS Grid: SP658470

Mapcode National: GBR 9W9.1W8

Mapcode Global: VHCW6.X0HZ

Plus Code: 9C4W4X95+7X

Entry Name: Foscote House

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235022

Location: Abthorpe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Abthorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Abthorpe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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6/4 Foscote House
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Foscote
House and farm buildings)


Farmhouse. c.1840. Coursed squared ironstone, hipped slate roofs, brick internal
stacks. U-plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Central double-leaf, part-glazed, door
with panelled reveals in limestone surround with plain pilasters supporting
simple entablature and pediment. 16-pane sash windows to ground and first floor,
all with stone sills and segmental-arched heads. Central bay breaks forward and
has pedimental gable with string course to base. Deep projecting eaves. Lower
2-storey symmetrical wings flank main block to rear. That to rear left houses
brewhouse and dairy. Interior: inner staircase hall with open-well staircase
with stick balusters and steeply ramped and wreathed handrail rising to first
floor landing hall. Original stone and marble chimneypieces. One of a number of
model farms built for the 4th Duke of Grafton 1839-44.
(The Northamptonshire Landscape, J. Steane, 1974, p.240-1).

Listing NGR: SP6582047090

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