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Latitude: 52.2773 / 52°16'38"N
Longitude: -1.0232 / 1°1'23"W
OS Eastings: 466738
OS Northings: 264799
OS Grid: SP667647
Mapcode National: GBR 9TD.64F
Mapcode Global: VHDRX.61X1
Plus Code: 9C4W7XGG+WP
Entry Name: The Last Straw
Listing Date: 14 October 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1067027
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360253
Location: Brington, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7
Civil Parish: Brington
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Brington
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP 66 SE BRINGTON GREAT BRINGTON
The Last Straw
House. Cica C15, remodelled in circa early C17 and extended circa C18.
Squared coursed lias stone. Thatched roofs with gabled ends. Gable end
and axial stacks with brick shafts.
PLAN: 3-room and through or cross-passage plan, the lower end to right
(NE) with a circa 1-room plan wing on the front of the high left end.
At least the hall and high end and probably also the low end of the
main range were open to the roof and heated from an open hearth fire
in the hall. In circa early C17 an axial stack was inserted into the
low end of hall backing onto the cross-passage, probably when the hall
and both ends were floored. C20 partition in hall forming axial
passage at front.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 4 window SE front. Small casements
with leaded panes. Doorway on left with C20 lean-to porch in angle of
projecting gable-ended wing; inner return of wing has circa C18, 2 and
3-light casements with leaded panes, the first floor in small gable.
Rear (NE) has 1, 3 and 4-light casements with leaded panes, with
eyebrow eaves over first floor windows.
INTERIOR: Hall has chamfered axial ceiling beam with cyma stops and
large stone fireplace with similarly stop chamfered timber lintel.
Rear room at low (RH) end has similar axial beam. Cross beam in
parlour (left) is boxed in. Wing also has boxed in cross-beam. Smoke-
blackened raised cruck truss against high side of hall stack, its apex
tenoned into triangular block (yoke), truncated to take large square
set ridgepiece. Chamfered moulding with ball stop on south blade of
cruck, below missing collar. Large purlins set on backs of cruck
blades and some smoke-blackened common rafters. Roof over low (NE) end
Listing NGR: SP6673864799
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