Description: Knights Lodge Public House
Date Listed: 6 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 229801
OS Grid Reference: SP8627288063
OS Grid Coordinates: 486272, 288063
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4837, -0.7310
CORBY TOWER HILL R0AD
SP88NE (East side)
7/19 Knights Lodge Public House
Shown as Beenfield Town on Ordnance Survey map.
Hunting lodge, then farmhouse, now public house. Mid C17 remodelled mid C18.
Squared coursed and regular coursed limestone with Colleyweston slate roof.
Originally 3-unit plan. 2 storeys. 4-window range of C19 casements with ashlar
dressings and gauged stone heads. C19 gabled porch to left of centre has arch
head opening and C20 door. Ashlar gable parapets and ashlar stacks, with moulded
cornices, at ridge and ends. Evidence of 2 builds at centre of main front. Right
gable has blocked window opening and C20 lean-to porch. Rear elevation has
central gabled staircase projection with 3-light stone mullion window at first
floor and 2-light stone mullion attic window. Partially legible C17 datestone in
apex. Rear left remodelled C20. Interior: room to left has open fireplace with
bressumer, room to right has C17 style fireplace with 4-centred head. Some
stop-chamfered ceiling beams. Late C17/early C18 staircase with heavy barley
twist balustrade around an open well. Originally known as Beanfield Lawn.
Listing NGR: SP8627288063
Source: English Heritage
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