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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0189 / 52°1'7"N

Longitude: -1.232 / 1°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 452801

OS Northings: 235884

OS Grid: SP528358

Mapcode National: GBR 8VW.FBZ

Mapcode Global: VHCWH.LJK5

Plus Code: 9C4W2Q99+G6

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 18 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265934

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423265

Location: Newbottle, West Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Newbottle

Built-Up Area: Charlton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Newbottle with Charlton St James

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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House, former farmhouse. C18. Remodelled 1912 by Alan James for F.E. Smith
first Earl of Birkenhead. Coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, ironstone
dressings, slate roof, brick stacks. Revived late C17 style. 2 storeys and
attic, 11 bays. 3-bay centre piece framed by giant pilasters, central doorway
(now window) with stone segmental pediemnt. 2-light wood mullioned and
transomed windows in plain stone frames. Bronze plaque dated 1912 above
doorway and bronze cherub in niche. Stone plaques on either side with intials,
F.E.S. and M.E.S. Deeply moulded entablature, steeply pitched roof with large
flanking stacks. Dormers with flat lead roofs. All window have leaded panes.
Flanking wings of unequal height. Left wing, 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays, has
2-light wood mullioned and transomed windows in stone frames on ground floor
and casement windows with wood lintels above. Dormers similar to central
block. Right wing, 2 storeys and attic, 5 bays. Doorway second bay from
left, c.1950 has door with 2 fielded panels. Porch with stone Tuscan
columns, and wooden open segmental pediment. 2-light wood mullioned and
transomed windows with wood lintels on both floors. Rear elevation with 3
gables. Interior not inspected.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.146).

Listing NGR: SP5280135884

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