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Description: Shutlanger Grove Farmhouse and Attached Walls, Gates and Gatepiers and Ha Ha
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 234961
OS Grid Reference: SP7288148794
OS Grid Coordinates: 472881, 248794
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1327, -0.9366
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SP 74 NW SHUTLANGER
7/144 Shutlanger Grove Farmhouse and
01/12/51 attached walls, gates and
gatepiers and ha-ha
(Formerly listed as Shutlanger
Grove Farmhouse and farm
Farmhouse. c.1840. Red brick in Flemish bond with limestone dressings, hipped
slate roofs, yellow brick internal stacks. Double-depth plan. 2-storey, 3-window
range. Central double-leaf part-glazed doors, approached by 2 stone steps, in
stone porch with unfluted Doric columns, supporting entablature with triglyths
to frieze, deep moulded cornice and blocking cornice. 12-pane sash windows with
moulded stone surrounds. Plinth, stone quoins, storey band and band below deep
projecting eaves. Lower symmetrical 2-storey, 2-window wings, set-back either
side with similar windows, storey band and quoins. Single-storey 4-bay wings,
further set-back complete tripartite composition with blind depressed-arched
arcades with imposts; stone plinth and quoins. Arches to right of main block
frame 2-light casement windows to alternate bays, with wood lintels. Terminal
single-storey 1-window pavilions with pyramidal roofs, square blind windows with
stone sills and flat-arched heads with keyblocks; quoins. Right terminal
building formerly joined to farm buildings surrounding yard to rear. Left
single-storey wing open to yard on 3 timber posts with wood lintels for cart
standings. Limestone walls with limestone gatepiers and terminal piers and
cast-iron gates extend from ends of single-storey wings to ha-ha dividing garden
from field. Interior: stone-paved staircase hall with steeply ramped handrail
and stick balusters. Grey veined marble chimneypiece in drawing room. Stone
cellar. With farm buildings (q.v.) one of a number of model farms built for the
Duke of Grafton.
(Grafton Papers deposited in Northamptonshire Record Office; J. Steane: The
Northamptonshire Landscape 1974, p240-1)
Listing NGR: SP7288148794
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Source: English Heritage
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