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Wadenhoe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wadenhoe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4405 / 52°26'25"N

Longitude: -0.5109 / 0°30'39"W

OS Eastings: 501316

OS Northings: 283550

OS Grid: TL013835

Mapcode National: GBR FY7.X8V

Mapcode Global: VHFNP.3X8G

Plus Code: 9C4XCFRQ+6J

Entry Name: Wadenhoe House

Listing Date: 31 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425168

Location: Wadenhoe, North Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Wadenhoe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Wadenhoe St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Wadenhoe House


Country house, now conference centre. Datestone WIM/1657, extended late C18 and
extended and remodelled c.1858 for Ward-Hunt family. Squared coursed limestone
with ashlar dressings and Collyweston and Welsh slate roofs. Originally half
H-shape plan now complex. Main front to garden is a C17 five-window range with
gabled cross-wings breaking forward to left and right. Centre 3 windows are
irregular sized casements, some with glazing bars, under wood lintels. First
floor window to left of centre is a C20 wooden oriel. Hood mould of C17 window
above right hand ground floor window. Blocked 2-light C17 stone mullion windows
to far left and right of ground floor centre bays. Left cross wing has C17
three-light stone mullion window to ground floor with early C19 triple sash
above and C20 casement to attic, both under wood lintels. Hood mould of C17
window in return wall. Right cross-wing rebuilt C19, has 3 single-light windows
at ground floor and two- and 3-light stone mullion windows to first floor and
attic. Pair of gabled roof dormers, ashlar gable parapets and ashlar stacks at
ridge. Datestone to centre of range. 2-window range attached to left of this
elevation remodelled c.1858 with large canted stone mullioned bay window to
right and arch-head French doors to left. Hipped roof behind openwork parapet
with ball finials. Entrance front to left is similar. Interior: c.1858 range has
staircase with barley twist balusters and archway in hall with heavily panelled
reveals. C17 range has some C18 cornices and early C19 secondary staircases with
stick balustrades. Original roof structure with collar trusses, The entrance
front is depicted as a late C18 facade on an early/mid C19 drawing by George
Clarke and was probably remodelled c.1858 rather than rebuilt.

Listing NGR: TL0131683550

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