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Description: Charlock Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235019
OS Grid Reference: SP6612045075
OS Grid Coordinates: 466120, 245075
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1001, -1.0361
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ABTHORPE BUCKNELL WOOD
6/1 Charlock Farmhouse and
01/12/51 attached outbuildings
(Formerly listed as Charlock
Farmhouse and farm buildings)
Farmhouse. c.1840. Coursed squared limestone, hipped slate roofs, white brick
ridge and lateral stacks. 2-storey, 3-window central block with lower 2-storey,
2-window wings either side. Central double-leaf part-glazed door with panelled
reveals and shallow porch of unfluted Doric columns supporting full entablature
and pediment. 12-pane sash windows to ground and first floors. Those to central
block have stone lintels and keyblocks; those to wings have segmental-arched
heads. Central bay breaks forward and has low pedimental gable with string
course at base and blank rectangular sunk panel. Plinth and storey band to
central block. The symmetrical composition is completed by single-storey
outbuilding wings, each with 3 blank round-headed arches with stone sills. That
to left houses a 5-bay cartshed open to yard to rear on timber posts. That to
right houses various outbuildings and is joined to extensive, much altered range
of farm buildings, which largely encloses yard to rear. Interior: house has
open-well staircase with stick balusters and ramped and wreathed handrail. Stone
flagged floors. One of a number of model farms built for the 4th Duke of Grafton
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.75; The Northamptonshire Landscape,
J. Steane, 1974, p.240-1).
Listing NGR: SP6612045075
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Source: English Heritage
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