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Latitude: 52.1901 / 52°11'24"N
Longitude: -1.1027 / 1°6'9"W
OS Eastings: 461434
OS Northings: 255031
OS Grid: SP614550
Mapcode National: GBR 9V7.Q0G
Mapcode Global: VHCVS.T6WW
Plus Code: 9C4W5VRW+2W
Entry Name: Shelter at Joy Mead Recreation Ground
Listing Date: 24 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1343590
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360565
Location: Farthingstone, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN12
Civil Parish: Farthingstone
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Farthingstone St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
FARTHINGSTONE MAIN STREET
SP6155 (South side)
14/75 Shelter at Joy Mead recreation
Shelter. 1922, by Talbot Brown and Fisher of Wellingborough. Coursed squared
ironstone, dressed ironstone and Collyweston stone slate roof. Single storey.
Wide depressed entrance arch within open stone porch with two round columns to
front on 2 steps, bearing low basket arches to front and sides, with keyblock to
front. Porch has hipped roof. The porch is flanked by open windows at either end
of front with chamfered basket arches supported by square colonnettes at angles.
Similar windows to sides, and 2-light arched mullion windows further back on
either side. Datestones in gables either side. Opposite entrance arch inside, an
alcove with wide depressed arch. Within alcove, a central niche with round arch
head and moulded stone surround containing inscription commemorating Joy, only
daughter of Phillip and Georgette Agnew, who died 1921 aged 22, to whom
recreation ground and shelter dedicated.
Listing NGR: SP6143455031
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