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Dovecote Farmhouse and Attached Granary

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Heyford, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2303 / 52°13'49"N

Longitude: -1.0307 / 1°1'50"W

OS Eastings: 466299

OS Northings: 259565

OS Grid: SP662595

Mapcode National: GBR 9TY.47D

Mapcode Global: VHDS3.26ZL

Plus Code: 9C4W6XJ9+4P

Entry Name: Dovecote Farmhouse and Attached Granary

Listing Date: 4 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234821

Location: Upper Heyford, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Upper Heyford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Heyford St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Farmhouse. C17 altered mid C18 and late C19. Coursed squared ironstone, slate
roof, brick end stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic. 4-window range. Main front
faces garden and has door in re-entrant angle with moulded Tudor-arched stone
surround with cut spandrels. Main range to left has 2-light casement windows to
ground and 1st floors with moulded stone sills and flat-arched heads: 1-light
window above door with similar sill and head. Sun fire insurance plaque above
middle 1st floor window. Projecting wing has 3-light casement windows to ground
and 1st floors replacing pairs of windows similar to those of main range.
1-light ground floor window to right with stone sill and flat-arched head. Gable
end of this wing has pair of 1-light attic windows with moulded stone surrounds
and hood moulds. Chamfered plinths, quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Attached granary to right of projecting wing is of coursed limestone rubble with
corrugated asbestos roof. Stone-coped gable with kneelers to far right end, and
9 stone steps leading to plank loft door with chamfered wood surround and wood
lintel. Interior of house has diamond stop-chamfered spine beams and open
fireplace with diamond-stop-chamfered cambered bressumer. Another open fireplace
with chamfered stone jambs.

Listing NGR: SP6629959565

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