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Townsend Farmhouse,the Wool Barn Approximately 10 Metres North West of the Farmhouse, Benefield

Description: Townsend Farmhouse,the Wool Barn Approximately 10 Metres North West of the Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 232759

OS Grid Reference: SP9752589333
OS Grid Coordinates: 497525, 289333
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4932, -0.5650

Location: A427, Benefield, Northamptonshire PE8 5AN

Locality: Benefield
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5AN

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Listing Text

11/38 Townsend Farmhouse, The Wool
17/02/77 Barn approx. 10m. NW of the
(Formerly listed as Wool Barn)

Barn and cartshed. Early/mid C19. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar gable
end and concrete tile roof. Ground floor is a cart shed with loft at first
floor. Elevation to road has small pair of double doors under renewed wood
lintel to far left. Right gable has 2 cart entrances under segmental arch heads
with square stone pier between. Central first floor door to barn, on left, has
similar head. Similar smaller door above in apex of gable. Rear elevation has 4
square casement openings, under wood lintels, at first floor. Plank door to
ground floor far right. Interior: probably retains original floor and roof
structures. Thought to have been a wool barn.

Listing NGR: SP9752589333

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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