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The Hawking Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton, Northamptonshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372027

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360035

Location: Boughton, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN2

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text


8/47 The Hawking Tower
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as Lodge to
Boughton Hall)

- II

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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