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Latitude: 52.2874 / 52°17'14"N
Longitude: -0.9042 / 0°54'15"W
OS Eastings: 474839
OS Northings: 266038
OS Grid: SP748660
Mapcode National: GBR BVP.D7L
Mapcode Global: VHDRS.8RTV
Plus Code: 9C4X73PW+X8
Entry Name: The Hawking Tower
Listing Date: 2 November 1954
Last Amended: 8 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1372027
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360035
Location: Boughton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN2
Civil Parish: Boughton
Built-Up Area: Northampton
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Boughton St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SP76NW BOUGHTON MARKET HARBOROUGH ROAD
8/47 The Hawking Tower
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as Lodge to
Lodge. Mid C18. Squared and coursed lias with ashlar dressings. Tower of
3 stages. Wide stone flight to blocked entrance with ogee head in second
stage. Ogee headed window openings in second in 3rd stage. Castellated
parapet with pinacles. Wrought iron weather vane. Single ashlar gate pier
attached to left hand side has panel decoration. Folly built by Second Earl of
Strafford and Wentworth. Mentioned in letter from Horace Walpole 1756.
(The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire 1973 p110).
Listing NGR: SP7483966038
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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