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Latitude: 52.596 / 52°35'45"N
Longitude: -0.3206 / 0°19'14"W
OS Eastings: 513847
OS Northings: 301129
OS Grid: TF138011
Mapcode National: GBR GY2.9R7
Mapcode Global: WHHNJ.10LM
Entry Name: Belsize Farmhouse
Listing Date: 15 December 1955
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1126823
English Heritage Legacy ID: 49906
Location: Castor, Peterborough, PE6
County: City of Peterborough
Civil Parish: Castor
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire
Church of England Parish: Castor with Upton and Stibbington and Water Newton
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
5141 CASTOR CASTOR ROAD
TF 10 SW 10/139 15.12.55
Probably C16/17. Former grange of the Benedictine Abbey of Peterborough. In
1214 Abbot Robert of Lindsey built houses at Belsize. In C15, Belsize must
have been a small village. At Dissolution it belonged to monastery of Peterborough
and in 1650 it was sold by the Commissioners. (VCH).
Long coursed stone rubble house with gabled cross wing at west end. Steeply
pitched Welsh slate roof with gabled ends. West end of roof is at slightly
lower level. Two storeys. Mostly C19 2-light casements with glazing bars.
Ground floor, south side of east range, there is a C17 2-light stone mullion
window. Brick ridge and end chimney stacks. Lean-to in the angle of cross
wing on south side. Rear (north) wall partly rebuilt in brick. Interior: heavy
unsawn timber ceiling beams. VCH Northamptonshire Vol II.
Listing NGR: TF1384701129
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