Description: Armada House
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 234253
OS Grid Reference: SP5916346819
OS Grid Coordinates: 459163, 246819
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1165, -1.1374
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WESTON AND WEEDON HIGH STREET
SP54NE (South side)
4/211 Armada House
House, former Manor House. Late C16. Coursed limestone rubble, ironstone
dressings, old tile roof, stone and rendered stacks. L-plan. Projecting gabled
bay to left of 2 storeys, 4 bays to right, of one storey and attic. Entrance in
second bay from left has wood lintel and plank door. 4-light window to left with
stone mullions and transoms and wide moulded entablature. Weathered stone tablet
in moulded frame above, noted as having been inscribed with the date 1588.
Three-light stone mullioned and transomed windows with square hood to right of
doorway. 2-light casement window with stone lintel in second bay from right.
light stone mullioned window with square hood in right bay. 3-light stone
mullioned and transomed window in left bay on first floor. 2-light casement
windows with wood lintel above entrance. 3 half dormers to right have coped
gables with kneelers and stone mullioned windows with square hoods, centre
window 2-lights, flanking windows 3-lights. Coped right gable end with kneelers.
Massive stack on left side, second stack between second and third bays from
left. Wing projecting from right side at rear. C16/C17. Similar materials, 2
storeys, one bay. 2-light stone mullioned window on ground floor and 2-light
casement window with wood lintel above. Coped gable end with kneelers. Interior
not inspected but noted as having original stone fireplaces and moulded beams.
(Kathleen Lewis "Weedon St. Loys: Priory and Parish" 1970 reprint, Smart & Co
(Printer) Brackley; Buildings of England: Northamptonshire).
Listing NGR: SP5916346819
Source: English Heritage
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