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Brock House and Keepers Cottage with Attached Kitchen Garden Walls Approximately 0.5 Mile South East, Chipping Warden and Edgcote

Description: Brock House and Keepers Cottage with Attached Kitchen Garden Walls Approximately 0.5 Mile South East

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 234387

OS Grid Reference: SP5087247645
OS Grid Coordinates: 450872, 247645
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1248, -1.2583

Location: Edgcote, Northamptonshire OX17 1AG

Locality: Chipping Warden and Edgcote
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 1AG

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Listing Text

5/116 Brock House and Keepers
04/02/69 Cottage with attached kitchen
garden walls approx. 0.5 mile
SE of Edgcote House
(Formerly listed as Edgcote
Nursery Garden)


Kitchen garden walls and cottages. C18. Squared coursed limestone, ironstone and
brick. Rectangular enclosure, the north wall adjoined on each side by cottage
with pedimented temple front. Garden walls are red and blue brick with stone
coping faced on outside with limestone and ironstone. Entrance is plain opening
to right of centre. Cottage to right (Brock House). Squared uncoursed limestone
and ironstone, with limestone ashlar front. Artificial stone slate roof. L-plan.
2 storeys, 2 bays. Pedimented temple front with 2 Tuscan columns and 2 half
columns. Plain recess behind. Entrance at side with stone lintel and 6-panel
door. Windows with segmental stone heads ground floor, and wood lintels above.
Cottage to left (Keepers Cottage) has similar temple front. L-plan. One storey
with attic. Side entrance with wood lintel and plank door. Stone segment headed
window ground floor. C20 attic dormer. The kitchen garden had a central canal
(now filled in) fed from the pond on the north side, part of a system of
irrigation on the Edgcote estate.

Listing NGR: SP5087247645

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Source: English Heritage

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