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Farmbuildings and Attached Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres South West of Home Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5625 / 52°33'44"N

Longitude: -0.5747 / 0°34'28"W

OS Eastings: 496714

OS Northings: 297024

OS Grid: SP967970

Mapcode National: GBR DVG.CJ4

Mapcode Global: WHGM8.4VLF

Plus Code: 9C4XHC6G+X4

Entry Name: Farmbuildings and Attached Dovecote Approximately 30 Metres South West of Home Farmhouse

Listing Date: 31 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409511

Location: Laxton, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Laxton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Laxton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Description

LAXTON A43
SP99NE (West side)
4/151 Farmbuildings and attached
dovecote approx. 30m SW of
Home Farmhouse
GV II

Farmbuildings and attached dovecote. Probably about 1830 for Evans family
formerly of Laxton Hall. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate and
concrete tile roofs. L-shape plan. 2 single-storey ranges. The south range has 3
doorways with 2 casement openings between, all under gauged stone heads. Range
attached to east end of this range has 4 openings. West range, attached at right
angles, has doorway to right of centre and casement opening, to right and
lunette to left. The ranges are linked by a dovecote which forms a square corner
block with a doorway in the corner, and a pyramid type roof. Interiors not
inspected but noted as having some original roof structures. Loose boxes, a
cowhouse, fasting pen and slaughter-house were amongst the original uses of the
ranges of the model farm which this range forms part of, together with Home
Farmhouse (q.v.), barn and attached farm buildings approximately 30 metres
north-west of Home Farmhouse (q.v.) and Dutch barn and attached cartsheds
approximately 75 metres west of Home Farmhouse (q.v.).
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p115)


Listing NGR: SP9671497024

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