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Adstone House and Attached Garden Wall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Adstone, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1589 / 52°9'31"N

Longitude: -1.1327 / 1°7'57"W

OS Eastings: 459428

OS Northings: 251530

OS Grid: SP594515

Mapcode National: GBR 8T8.NFC

Mapcode Global: VHCVS.BZ1X

Plus Code: 9C4W5V58+GW

Entry Name: Adstone House and Attached Garden Wall

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235041

Location: Adstone, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Adstone

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Adstone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

ADSTONE B4525
SP55SE (North side)
1/23 Adstone House and attached
01/12/51 garden wall
(Formerly listed as The Manor
House)

GV II*

Manor house. Mid/late C17. Coursed dressed ironstone, plain-tile hipped roof,
stone ridge stack, blue brick lateral stacks, that to right on stone base.
H-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central part-glazed door in moulded
wood surround with timber lintel and timber porch. Above is a 3-light chamfered
stone mullion leaded window with hood mould. Similar 4-light windows to ground
and first floors of wings, those to ground floor with hood moulds. Blocked
1-light windows to ground and first floors of inner sides of wings with
double-chamfered stone surrounds and hood moulds. Two 2-light flat-faced stone
mullion cellar windows to right wing. Chamfered stone plinth and eaves. Stone
ridge stack has 4 square stone flues with chamfered bases and moulded tops.
Hipped roof dormers. Attached garden wall to left encloses garden on road side
and has ridged stone coping. Interior has stop-chamfered spine beams, and C17
open-well cantilevered timber staircase with fat turned balusters and ball
finials. Staircase rises from ground floor to attic and has splat balusters to
top landing. A portion of panelling with strapwork from former Long Gallery at
top of house hangs on staircase. Another staircase in hall, probably late C18,
with stick balusters, ramped and wreathed handrail and carved tread ends. One
room has C17 pegged panelling. Spice cupboard with labelled drawers in kitchen.


Listing NGR: SP5942851530

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