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Charlock Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Abthorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1001 / 52°6'0"N

Longitude: -1.0361 / 1°2'10"W

OS Eastings: 466120

OS Northings: 245075

OS Grid: SP661450

Mapcode National: GBR 9WH.8VY

Mapcode Global: VHDSP.0G3Y

Plus Code: 9C4W4X27+2H

Entry Name: Charlock Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235019

Location: Abthorpe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Abthorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Abthorpe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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6/1 Charlock Farmhouse and
01/12/51 attached outbuildings
(Formerly listed as Charlock
Farmhouse and farm buildings)

- II

Farmhouse. c.1840. Coursed squared limestone, hipped slate roofs, white brick
ridge and lateral stacks. 2-storey, 3-window central block with lower 2-storey,
2-window wings either side. Central double-leaf part-glazed door with panelled
reveals and shallow porch of unfluted Doric columns supporting full entablature
and pediment. 12-pane sash windows to ground and first floors. Those to central
block have stone lintels and keyblocks; those to wings have segmental-arched
heads. Central bay breaks forward and has low pedimental gable with string
course at base and blank rectangular sunk panel. Plinth and storey band to
central block. The symmetrical composition is completed by single-storey
outbuilding wings, each with 3 blank round-headed arches with stone sills. That
to left houses a 5-bay cartshed open to yard to rear on timber posts. That to
right houses various outbuildings and is joined to extensive, much altered range
of farm buildings, which largely encloses yard to rear. Interior: house has
open-well staircase with stick balusters and ramped and wreathed handrail. Stone
flagged floors. One of a number of model farms built for the 4th Duke of Grafton
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.75; The Northamptonshire Landscape,
J. Steane, 1974, p.240-1).

Listing NGR: SP6612045075

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