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The Weir

A Grade II Listed Building in Gayton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.185 / 52°11'6"N

Longitude: -0.9738 / 0°58'25"W

OS Eastings: 470258

OS Northings: 254584

OS Grid: SP702545

Mapcode National: GBR BWR.SSD

Mapcode Global: VHDSB.2BKS

Entry Name: The Weir

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234681

Location: Gayton, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Gayton

Built-Up Area: Gayton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Gayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP75SW (East side)
8/45 No.2 (The Weir)


House, formerly farmhouse. Early/mid C17. Coursed limestone rubble, ironstone
dressings. Old and C20 plain-tile roof, brick end stack. L-plan. 2 storeys and
attic: 2-window front range. Central false door flanked by stone buttresses
disguised as gabled porch. 4-light wave-moulded stone mullion windows to ground
and first floors, those to ground floor with hood moulds. Wave-moulded plinth,
ironstone quoins, stone-coped gables with kneelers and one gabled roof dormer.
Wing to rear left has 2- and 3-light casement windows with wood lintels and C20
glazed door with chamfered stone surround. Interior has moulded
bar-stop-chamfered spine beams to ground floor and bar-stop-chamfered spine
beams to first floor. Open fireplace with bar-stop-chamfered bressumer, C19
marble chimneypiece. Another fireplace with boxed bressumer. 2 stone corner
fireplaces to first floor rooms of main range, both with moulded Tudor-arched
heads and C19 grates. Old 2-panel doors with HL hinges.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p,223).

Listing NGR: SP7025854584

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