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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
Entry Name: Foscote House
Listing Date: 1 December 1951
Last Amended: 14 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235022
Location: Abthorpe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12
District: South 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
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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