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Walgrave Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Walgrave, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3393 / 52°20'21"N

Longitude: -0.8184 / 0°49'6"W

OS Eastings: 480600

OS Northings: 271898

OS Grid: SP806718

Mapcode National: GBR CWJ.9X3

Mapcode Global: VHDRM.RGQL

Entry Name: Walgrave Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Last Amended: 19 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360473

Location: Walgrave, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Walgrave

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Walgrave St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP87SW (East side)
11/218 Walgrave Hall Farmhouse
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as Walgrave
Hall and gatepiers)


Country house now farmhouse. Mid C17, altered C18 and C19. Limestone ashlar and
squared coursed lias with slate roof. Now 3-unit plan, originally larger. 2
storeys with attic, 4-window range. Gabled cross wing to right breaking forward
has 4-light stone mullion windows with transoms to ground and first floor.
Similar blank 2-light window to return wall of cross wing. 3-window range to
left has early C20 casements in original openings with flat arches and
keystones. C19 door to right, probably former window opening, has C20 porch.
Ashlar gable parapets and brick stacks at ridge and end. Side elevation to right
has balnk 2-light stone mullion with transom. Interior: Passage to left of
entrance has large plaster coat of arms of the Langham dated 1674. This area
which is now subdivided originally formed part of the Hall. Entrance hall has 2
openings with semi-circular heads and keystones; similar openings on first floor
landing. Fine staircase c.1630 at rear, around open well with balusters having
Ionic heads and openwork newel posts. The house owned by the Langhams family
originally extended to the left of the present house with a tower in the centre,
according to a C18 drawing.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.441).

Listing NGR: SP8060071898

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