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Catesby House

A Grade II Listed Building in Catesby, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2309 / 52°13'51"N

Longitude: -1.2347 / 1°14'4"W

OS Eastings: 452366

OS Northings: 259463

OS Grid: SP523594

Mapcode National: GBR 8SC.0PG

Mapcode Global: VHCVJ.K644

Entry Name: Catesby House

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360535

Location: Catesby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Catesby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Catesby St Mary and St Edmund

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

4/45 Catesby House
- II
Country House. Built 1863 in Jacobean style but incorporating material from Old
Catesby House; enlarged 1894. Ironstone ashlar with limestone dressings, tile
roof, stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic. Double-depth plan. Principal front to
garden: 3-window range with central part-glazed C20 door in early C18 moulded
stone surround with straight hood on console brackets. Bays left and right break
forward and have re-used chamfered quoins to angles of ground floor and
single-storey bay windows with mullioned and transomed windows. 2-light
mullioned and transomed windows to first floor. String course to first floor and
over upper windows. Plain coped parapet over central bay, elaborate shaped
gables with obelisk finials to left and right with round arched windows, that to
right blocked. Slightly lower 2-window range to left with mullioned and
transomed windows. Right side elevation has 2 two-storey bay windows with
ornamental pierced and shaped parapets with obelisk finials. Shaped gable ends.
Entrance front has shaped gable flanked by tall thin stacks over projecting
central bay with single-storey porch. Porch has round-headed arch with strapwork
in spandrels flanked by pilasters and shaped gable with obelisk finial. 2-light
mullioned and transomed windows left and right to ground and first floors. Inset
strapwork panels above first floor windows. A service wing with C20 garage
projects to right. Interior: staircase hall has C16 linenfold panelling said to
come from Catesby Priory, late C17 doorcases with open segmental pediments to
Music Room and Dining Room left and right at foot of staircase. Late C17
staircase with big barley sugar balusters. Dining room has late C17 reused
panelling with moulded raised panels and doorcase with open segmental pediment.
Music room has elegant French-style panelling, plasterwork and statuary marble
chimneypiece probably of 1894.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.145; Rev. S.H. Marriott, Some Notes
for a History of Catesby, 1932, p.16).

Listing NGR: SP5236659463

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