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Hill Farmhouse, Abthorpe

Description: Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235020

OS Grid Reference: SP6605847268
OS Grid Coordinates: 466058, 247268
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1198, -1.0366

Location: Foscote, Abthorpe, Northamptonshire NN12 8PB

Locality: Abthorpe
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8PB

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Listing Text

6/2 Hill Farmhouse


Farmhouse. c.1840. Coursed squared ironstone to main block, red brick (English
bond) to wings, hipped slate roofs, brick internal stacks. U-plan. 2-storey,
3-window range. Central double-leaf part-glazed door with panelled reveals and
painted limestone surround with Doric half-columns supporting entablature with
triglyphs and metopes. 16-pane sash windows to ground and first floor windows
with flat-arched heads. Deep overhanging eaves. 2-storey wings to rear have 2-
and 3-light casement windows with segmental-arched heads. Interior not
inspected. One of a umber 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: SP6605847268

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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