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Steane Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Farthinghoe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0465 / 52°2'47"N

Longitude: -1.1935 / 1°11'36"W

OS Eastings: 455406

OS Northings: 238983

OS Grid: SP554389

Mapcode National: GBR 8VJ.R2N

Mapcode Global: VHCWB.8TDJ

Plus Code: 9C4W2RW4+HH

Entry Name: Steane Park

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233996

Location: Farthinghoe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Farthinghoe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Hinton-in-the-Hedges The Most Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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6/96 Steane Park

- II

Country House. Section of larger house demolished c.1750. C16/17, altered
C19. Squared coursed limestone, coursed rubble, ironstone dressings. Tiled
roof, stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic. South front 7 bays, has 2 gables
to left and one to right. Doorway in right bay has stone 4 centred arch and
9 panel door. Blocked doorway with similar arch third bay from left.
Irregularly spaced stone mullioned windows of 2, 3 and 4 lights with
square hoods. C19 stone mullioned windows in third bay from right on ground
and first floor, and in left bay ground floor. Main entrance on East side,
remodelled C19, has storey bay window and gabled stone porch of this date.
Rear has 6 gables and stone mullioned and transomed windows, mostly renewed
C19. North-West bay near porch added Clq. Interior not inspected, but said to
have Clb stone fireplace in dining room with 4 centred arch and C18 staircase
with turned balusters, elaborated with extra carving in the Cl9.
Originally The Manor House of the Bray family. c.1590 it passed by marriage
to Thomas Crewe, Speaker of the House of Commons, who remodelled the house.
It is shown in a C17 painting in Durham Castle. c.1740-50 two thirds of the
house was demolished.
(A. Oswald, The Chapel at Steane Park; Country Life July 2nd, 1938, p.12).

Listing NGR: SP5540638983

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