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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brockhall, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2587 / 52°15'31"N

Longitude: -1.0726 / 1°4'21"W

OS Eastings: 463394

OS Northings: 262685

OS Grid: SP633626

Mapcode National: GBR 9TH.CMM

Mapcode Global: VHCVF.CH9B

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Last Amended: 29 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360687

Location: Brockhall, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Brockhall

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Brockhall St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

BROCKHALL
SP66SW
5/42 Manor Farmhouse
18/09/53 (Formerly listed as Manor
House Farmhouse)
GV II*
Farmhouse. Dated 1677. Ironstone ashlar, old tile roof, brick internal stacks on
stone bases. H-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central chamfered
stone doorcase with 4-centred head and plank door in timber gabled porch flanked
by 2-light ovolo stone mullion windows. Above door a similar 3-light window.
Projecting wings have similar 3-light windows to ground and first floors,
Similar 2-light windows in attics. Stone coped gables with kneelers. Datestone
in right gable with ornamental ribbon framing letters G.I and inscribed 1677.
Moulded string course and dentilled wood cornice to centre between wings. Right
side elevation to garden has three 2-light ovolo mullion windows to ground
floor, 4 similar 2-light windows to first floor and first floor string course.
Left side elevation to yard has back door with 4-centred head, a plank door and
hipped leaded hood. To left 3-light casement windows with timber lintels to
ground and first floors. To right timber oriel windows to ground and first floor
each resting on 2 stone brackets. Fine set of small-pane leaded metal casements
with wrought iron catches and some crown glass. Attached C19 kitchen block to
rear. Interior has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams, others boxed, stone flagged
floors, one room with large open fireplace, a moulded stone fireplace with
straight head and C19 marble chimney pieces in drawing and dining rooms. Dog-leq
staircase with arcaded newels and fat turned balusters from ground floor to
attic. 4-centred arched stone fireplace with cut spandrels to room upstairs,
another with bolection moulded wood chimneypiece. Collar truss roof. C19 kitchen
to rear has open fireplace with complete set of equipment, bread oven and
coppers for brewing and laundry.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.128).


Listing NGR: SP6339462685

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