Description: Stoke Gap Lodge
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 234971
OS Grid Reference: SP7513950168
OS Grid Coordinates: 475139, 250168
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1447, -0.9034
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SP 75 SE STOKE BRUERNE
5/151 Stoke Gap Lodge
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Stoke Gap
Lodge including farm
Farmhouse. c.1840. Limestone ashlar, hipped slate roofs, stone internal stacks.
Double-depth plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Central double-leaf, part-glazed
doors in stone porch with unfluted Doric columns supporting entablature with
triglyphs to frieze and deep moulded cornice. 12-pane sash windows with stone
lintels and keyblocks. Plinth, storey band and band below deep projecting eaves.
Lower symmetrical 2-storey wings attached to rear angles of main block have
similar windows, plinth and storey band. Interior has open well staircase with
steeply ramped handrail and carved tread ends. Stone-flagged floor to garden
hall, and some original chimneypieces. With farm buildings (q.v.) one of a
number of model farms built for the 4th Duke of Grafton 1839-44.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p417; Grafton papers deposited in
Northamptonshire Record Office; J. Steane, The Northamptonshire Landscape, 1974,
Listing NGR: SP7513950168
Source: English Heritage
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