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Sundial, Attached Walls and Outbuilding Approximately 20 Metres South West of Manor Farmhouse, Collyweston

Description: Sundial, Attached Walls and Outbuilding Approximately 20 Metres South West of Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232899

OS Grid Reference: SK9947402914
OS Grid Coordinates: 499474, 302914
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6149, -0.5322

Location: Back Lane, Collyweston, Northamptonshire PE9 3PJ

Locality: Collyweston
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 3PJ

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Listing Text

SK9902 (South side)
8/35 Sundial, attached walls and
23/05/67 outbuilding approx. 20m SW of
Manor Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Sundial at
Manor Farmhouse)


Sundial, attached walls and outbuilding. Probably late C17 with C18 sundial.
Squared coursed limestone, sundial has ashlar facade, outbuilding has
Collyweston slate roof. Sundial is an eliptically arched recess, set in the
wall, with Roman numerals following the springing line. Small moulded cornice
above numerals and moulded cornice above arch. Attached walls form 3 sides of
former kitchen garden. Square head doorway, set in east wall spur, has moulded
stone surround. Outbuilding in south-west corner, may have been a summerhouse.
Square head doorway, with chamfered stone surround, and oval window with stone
surround. East wall continues southwards to cottage in Hall Yarn (not included).
The walls may have been the kitchen garden walls to the house built on the site
ol Collyweston Palace. The Palace, which had been the home of Lady Margaret
Beaufort, Countess of Richmond was dismantled about 1640. A new house was built
on the site by the Tryon family probably in the mid/late C17.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p33)

Listing NGR: SK9947402914

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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