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Lantern House

A Grade II Listed Building in Badby, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2221 / 52°13'19"N

Longitude: -1.1911 / 1°11'28"W

OS Eastings: 455350

OS Northings: 258518

OS Grid: SP553585

Mapcode National: GBR 8SD.RN5

Mapcode Global: VHCVK.9DNW

Plus Code: 9C4W6RC5+RG

Entry Name: Lantern House

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Last Amended: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343585

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360649

Location: Badby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Badby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Badby St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP5558 (East side)
18/5 Lantern House
18/01/68 (Formerly listed as Lodge to
Fawsley Park (Lantern House))
- II
House, formerly lodge to Fawsley Park. Late C18/early C19, restored 1981.
Coursed squared ironstone, plain tile roofs. Octagonal. 2 storeys. Plank door in
chamfered stone arch with 4-centred head within stone porch which has similar
doorway with hood mould; stone coat of arms above. Stonework of porch largely
renewed 1981. One-light windows throughout with diamond pattern leading in
double-chamfered stone surrounds, except for ground floor window to right side
facing road of 2 lights with chamfered mullions. Above porch and in
corresponding positions to rear and right sides, windows have hood moulds.
Single-storey gabled wing to rear balancing porch (stonework largely renewed)
and C20 single-storey extension to left side. Chamfered plinth, offset
buttresses to angles facing road, moulded stone eaves, and C20 lead flue
replacing central stone stack at apex of pyramidal roof. Possibly designed by
James Wyatt who designed the Old School House (q.v.) in similar style.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.100).

Listing NGR: SP5535058518

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