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Stocks Hill House, Duddington-with-Fineshade

Description: Stocks Hill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 232972

OS Grid Reference: SK9890200884
OS Grid Coordinates: 498902, 300884
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5968, -0.5413

Location: Mill Street, Duddington, Northamptonshire PE9 3QQ

Locality: Duddington-with-Fineshade
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 3QQ

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Listing Text

(North side)
SK9800 Stocks Hill House
9/106 (Formerly listed as Stocks
23/05/67 Hill Farmhouse (The former
Manor House) Uppingham Road
House. Late C15, datestones 1601 and 1858 refer to remodellings, also remodelled
1973. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate roof. Originally hall
house now subdivided. 2 storeys, part with attics, taking account of sloping
ground and reducing to single storey with attic. Main front is of 4 bays,
3-window range. Late C15, two-light, stone mullion windows, with cusped head
lights, and square label steps, to ground and first floor left of centre. C19
two- and 3-light stone mullion windows, set in eaves dormers, to right of
centre. Similar 3-window range of 2-and 3-light windows to ground floor right.
Early C17, single-light, window with moulded stone surround, under eaves, to far
left. 2 C20 part-glazed doors between window ranges, have 4 centred arch-heads
with moulded stone surrounds. Door to right, on rising ground, is higher than
door to left. Hipped roof dormer to left of centre, with leaded lights. Ashlar
gable parapets to left. Lateral ashlar stack, to left of centre, and ashlar
stack to right end. C19 single stormy building, breaks forward at right angles,
to far left. C20, three-light, stone mullion window in gable end with similar,
single-light, window above. Ashlar gable parapets. Single storey building,
attached to far right, has C20 part-glazed door, with moulded stone surround,
similar to main range. Also C19 double doors under shallow stone arch. Left
gable, abutting road; has late C15 two-light stone mullion windows, to ground
and first floor, with cusped-head lights and square label stops. Datestone 1601
in apex of gable. Gable end of lean-to, to left, has one similar C19 stone
mullion window. Rear elevation has C19 lean-to extension, to right, and 2
window-range of C20 three-light stone mullion windows to centre and right. First
floor windows have gablets over. C20 door, to left, has similar surround to
those at main front. Single storey range, to left, has 2- and 3-light stone
mullion windows, one is C17 reset. Lateral ashlar stack, to left, and stone
stack to right. Interior: centre bays were originally the open hall; sub-divided
early C17. Entrance hall and staircase remodelled 1973, C17 timber stud wall to
right. Drawing room to left of entrance hall has large open fireplace with
bressumer, probably late C15, and stop-chartered spine beams. Kitchen to far
right of entrance hall has stop-chamfered spine beams and retains of open
fireplace with bressumer. Room to first floor left has early C17 plaster frieze
with scroll decoration. Fragments of similar frieze to first floor landing.
First floor over kitchen is said to be plaster. Late C15 hall roof, of 2 bays,
has central truss with tapered principals and braces to a cambered collar; butt
purlins with windbraces. Similar late C15 two-bay roof over parlour range, to
left, has no windbraces and clasped purlins. The range to the right has a C18
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: p194; RCHM: An Inventory of
Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p47)

Listing NGR: SK9890200884

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Source: English Heritage

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