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Shortwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamport, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3756 / 52°22'32"N

Longitude: -0.8658 / 0°51'56"W

OS Eastings: 477308

OS Northings: 275889

OS Grid: SP773758

Mapcode National: GBR BTR.3XR

Mapcode Global: VHDRD.YK46

Plus Code: 9C4X94GM+6M

Entry Name: Shortwood House

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Last Amended: 19 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360319

Location: Lamport, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Lamport

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Lamport with Faxton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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7/66 Shortwood House
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as Shortwood

- II

Hawking tower now house. c.1720. Squared coursed lias and limestone ashlar with
lead and slate roofs. Square tower originally having single-unit wings to left
and right. 3 storeys with 2-storey wings. Together comprising a 3-window range
of C19 sashes with plain ashlar surrounds. The third storey is canted with a
large ashlar surround to the window having a segmental arch and keystone.
Reputed to be a fireplace surround from Pytchley Old Hall. Open balustraded
parapet. Plain flat string courses between floors, sundial below first floor
window. Gabled roofs to side wings with brick and stone stacks at ridge and end.
Flat roof to tower. Rear windows of the tower have heavily rusticated surrounds.
C20 door at rear. Interior has dogleg staircase in the tower.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.402).

Listing NGR: SP7730875889

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