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Wentworth Farmhouse, Great Harrowden

Description: Wentworth Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 233429

OS Grid Reference: SP8805870824
OS Grid Coordinates: 488058, 270824
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3285, -0.7092

Location: The Slips, Great Harrowden, Northamptonshire NN9 5AD

Locality: Great Harrowden
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN9 5AD

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Listing Text

SP8870 (South side)
14/149 No.2 (Wentworth Farmhouse)


Farmhouse. Mid C18. Squared coursed and regular coursed limestone and ironstone
with some brick dressings and slate roof. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys. Main
front of 5-window range of sashes with glazing bars under stone lintels and flat
arches. Large, C19, central bow window has ashlar base and sashes with glazing
bars. Shallow stone porch to left of centre has panelled and glazed door with
reeded wood surround. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and brick stacks at
ridge and end. The 2-window range to right is of a different build to the main
house. Late C18 range attached to rear, with leaded light casement in gable end.
Interior: kitchen has remains of open fireplace with carved bressumer
representing Dolphins reputedly reset from Harrowden Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP8805870824

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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