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Dovehouse Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Deanshanger, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0488 / 52°2'55"N

Longitude: -0.8909 / 0°53'27"W

OS Eastings: 476151

OS Northings: 239518

OS Grid: SP761395

Mapcode National: GBR BYL.HL8

Mapcode Global: VHDSY.HRVQ

Entry Name: Dovehouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235267

Location: Deanshanger, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, MK19

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Deanshanger

Built-Up Area: Deanshanger

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Passenham with Old Stratford with Deanshanger

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP7639 (South side)
18/30 Dovehouse Farmhouse
- II

House, formerly farmhouse. Early C17, with C19 extension, and C19 and C20
alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, plain-tile roof, brick end stacks on
stone bases. 2-storeys and attic; 3-window range, Cruciform plan. 2-storey
central porch with bargeboarded gable, doorway with wood lintel and 4-light C20
casement window to 1st floor with wood lintel. Fine C17 front door within porch,
ribbed and studded, in moulded wood surround. 5-light C20 casement windows to
ground and lst floors left and right of porch with wood lintels. Single-storey
C19 extension to right housing kitchen, 2-storey gabled stair turret to left and
2-storey wing to rear. Interior: chamfered cross-beam ceilings to ground floor.
Hall fireplace has Tudor-arched bressumer with cut spandrels. Similar smaller
fireplace to ground floor room in rear wing with cambered, chamfered bressumer.
Fine open-well staircase from ground to 1st floor with turned balusters, square
newel post and ball-finials. Substantially original roof with ties and collars
to principal rafters and 2-tiers of wind-braced purlins. Said to have been built
as a manor house.

Listing NGR: SP7615139518

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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