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Adstone House and Attached Garden Wall, Adstone

Description: Adstone House and Attached Garden Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235041

OS Grid Reference: SP5942851530
OS Grid Coordinates: 459428, 251530
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1589, -1.1327

Location: Adstone, Northamptonshire NN12 8DS

Locality: Adstone
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8DS

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Listing Text

SP55SE (North side)
1/23 Adstone House and attached
01/12/51 garden wall
(Formerly listed as The Manor


Manor house. Mid/late C17. Coursed dressed ironstone, plain-tile hipped roof,
stone ridge stack, blue brick lateral stacks, that to right on stone base.
H-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central part-glazed door in moulded
wood surround with timber lintel and timber porch. Above is a 3-light chamfered
stone mullion leaded window with hood mould. Similar 4-light windows to ground
and first floors of wings, those to ground floor with hood moulds. Blocked
1-light windows to ground and first floors of inner sides of wings with
double-chamfered stone surrounds and hood moulds. Two 2-light flat-faced stone
mullion cellar windows to right wing. Chamfered stone plinth and eaves. Stone
ridge stack has 4 square stone flues with chamfered bases and moulded tops.
Hipped roof dormers. Attached garden wall to left encloses garden on road side
and has ridged stone coping. Interior has stop-chamfered spine beams, and C17
open-well cantilevered timber staircase with fat turned balusters and ball
finials. Staircase rises from ground floor to attic and has splat balusters to
top landing. A portion of panelling with strapwork from former Long Gallery at
top of house hangs on staircase. Another staircase in hall, probably late C18,
with stick balusters, ramped and wreathed handrail and carved tread ends. One
room has C17 pegged panelling. Spice cupboard with labelled drawers in kitchen.

Listing NGR: SP5942851530

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Source: English Heritage

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