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Latitude: 52.2318 / 52°13'54"N
Longitude: -1.1515 / 1°9'5"W
OS Eastings: 458044
OS Northings: 259627
OS Grid: SP580596
Mapcode National: GBR 8SG.3P4
Mapcode Global: VHCVL.052F
Entry Name: Church Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076540
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360791
Location: Newnham, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11
Civil Parish: Newnham
Built-Up Area: Newnham
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Newnham St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
NEWNHAM MANOR LANE
SP5859 (South side)
15/145 Church Farmhouse
House. C17 with medieval origins. Coursed ironstone, rubble, thatch roof, brick
end and ridge stacks on stone bases. Hall house with cross-wing. 2 storey and
attic, 3-window range. A 3-light casement window to ground floor left, two
2-light casements above, all with timber lintels. Cross wing has 2-light ovolo
scone mullion window to ground floor with hood mould and 3-light casements to
first and attic floors, with timber lintels. Right side has blocked door to
right of centre and 2-light casement windows with timber lintels. Entrance to
left side by C20 door. Quoins and stone-coped gable to left end. Interior has
ogee-stop-chamfered spine beans and open fireplace with chamfered bressumer and
bread oven. In roof of main range facing street substantial remains of medieval
hall roof comprising base cruck truss cut off just below eaves level and one bay
of presumed 2-bay open hall. Believed to be the only clear example of base cruck
construction in the county.
(Paul Woodfield: "The larger medieval houses of Northamptonshire";
Northamptonshire Archeology 16, 1981, pp,178-80).
Listing NGR: SP5804459627
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