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Shelter at Joy Mead Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Farthingstone, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360565

Location: Farthingstone, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

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

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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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