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Westhill House, Attached Outbuilding and Walls, Culworth

Description: Westhill House, Attached Outbuilding and Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234037

OS Grid Reference: SP5407747119
OS Grid Coordinates: 454077, 247119
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1198, -1.2116

Location: High Street, Culworth, Northamptonshire OX17 2BE

Locality: Culworth
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 2BE

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Listing Text

SP5447 (North side)
10/8 Westhill House, attached
04/02/69 outbuilding and walls


House. Early C17, altered and extended two bays to left (south) late C17. Three
right bays coursed limestone rubble banded with ironstone. 2 storeys. Two left
bays under one gable, coursed limestone rubble, two storeys with attic.
Artifical stone slate roof, brick and stone stacks. U-plan. Blocked 2-light
stone mullioned window to cellar in second bay from left. Entrance in third bay
from right has stone lintel, 6-panel door and timber lattice work porch. 2-light
window with wood lintel and old iron casement to left. 2-light window with wood
lintel and C20 casement to right. 4-light window with wood lintel and old iron
casement in right bay. Similar windows in right bay on the first floor and third
bay from right. 2-light casement window with wood lintel in second bay from
right. Two left bays have 2-light windows with stone lintels and wood mullions
and transoms on both floors. 2-light casement window with plain stone frame to
attic. Coped gable ends with kneelers flanking gabled wings at rear. Interior
not inspected but noted as having a late C17 fireplace with bolection surround
in the hall, re-arranged early C17 panelling, and chequer floor of white
Culworth stone and black Byfield stone. A bedroom has early C17 panelling with
carved frieze and elaborate fireplace surround and overmantel with 2 arches
flanked by Doric columns. Outbuilding, adjoining left wing at rear, probably
c.1700. Squared coursed ironstone, slate roof, brick stack. One storey, 2 bays.
Doorway in right bay with wood lintel, and 3-light casement window with wood
lintel to left. Interior not inspected. Wall, extending from the east and west
fronts of the house along the High Street. C17, squared coursed ironstone with
stone coping. West section is L-plan, turning north at an angle to divide the
house from the farmyard.

Listing NGR: SP5407747119

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Source: English Heritage

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