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Barn House, Gretton

Description: Barn House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 February 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 229855

OS Grid Reference: SP8994494167
OS Grid Coordinates: 489944, 294167
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5379, -0.6753

Location: High Street, Gretton, Northamptonshire NN17 3DF

Locality: Gretton
Local Authority: Corby Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN17 3DF

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Listing Text

SP8994 (South side)
10/73 Barn House
25/02/51 (Formerly listed as Ivy House
and barns)


House. Mid and late C17. Squared coursed limestone with thatch roof. L-shape
plan. Main front of 3-window range of 3-light stone mullion windows with drip
moulds. C20 door to right of centre has moulded stone surround with plain
entablature and simple cornice above. Large limestone quoins. Ashlar gable
parapets and kneelers and ashlar stacks with moulded cornices at ridge and ends.
Rear wing of different build is similar. Abutment of the 2 wings is stepped with
single-light window with stone surrounds to each face of external corner. Large
lateral stone stack with ashlar flues. Thatched cottage attached to rear of
house is of similar style and now forms part of the house. Rear elevation of
main house is similar to front with stone mullion windows. Windows to first
floor of rear wing has original leaded diamond panes. Interior: room in left of
entrance has C17 open fireplace with square-head moulded stone surround.
Fireplace in rear wing similar with 4-centre head. Kitchen to left of entrance
has remains of open fireplace with bressumer. 2 first floor rooms have C17
fireplaces with 4-centre heads.

Listing NGR: SP8994494167

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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