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Dovecote Farmhouse and Attached Granary, Upper Heyford

Description: Dovecote Farmhouse and Attached Granary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 234821

OS Grid Reference: SP6629959565
OS Grid Coordinates: 466299, 259565
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2303, -1.0307

Locality: Upper Heyford
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 3LX

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Listing Text

4/190 Dovecote Farmhouse and
attached granary


Farmhouse. C17 altered mid C18 and late C19. Coursed squared ironstone, slate
roof, brick end stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic. 4-window range. Main front
faces garden and has door in re-entrant angle with moulded Tudor-arched stone
surround with cut spandrels. Main range to left has 2-light casement windows to
ground and 1st floors with moulded stone sills and flat-arched heads: 1-light
window above door with similar sill and head. Sun fire insurance plaque above
middle 1st floor window. Projecting wing has 3-light casement windows to ground
and 1st floors replacing pairs of windows similar to those of main range.
1-light ground floor window to right with stone sill and flat-arched head. Gable
end of this wing has pair of 1-light attic windows with moulded stone surrounds
and hood moulds. Chamfered plinths, quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Attached granary to right of projecting wing is of coursed limestone rubble with
corrugated asbestos roof. Stone-coped gable with kneelers to far right end, and
9 stone steps leading to plank loft door with chamfered wood surround and wood
lintel. Interior of house has diamond stop-chamfered spine beams and open
fireplace with diamond-stop-chamfered cambered bressumer. Another open fireplace
with chamfered stone jambs.

Listing NGR: SP6629959565

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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