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Walnut Farm House, Blakesley

Description: Walnut Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235052

OS Grid Reference: SP6271950434
OS Grid Coordinates: 462719, 250434
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1486, -1.0848

Location: 18 Church Street, Blakesley, Northamptonshire NN12 8RA

Locality: Blakesley
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8RA

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Listing Text

SP6250 (East side)
10/34 No.12a (Walnut Farm House)
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as building,
now used as stables
immediately North-East of


House. Dated 1689, renovated C20. Coursed ironstone rubble with limestone
dressings, old plain-tile roof. 2-unit plan. 2-storey, 5-window range. Central
6-panel door with timber lintel. 2-light C20 casement windows to ground and
first floors with timber lintels. Gable ends have 2-light flat-faced stone
mullion leaded windows with moulded sills and surrounds and circular window in
gable with moulded stone surround. Similar 2-light windows to rear elevation
facing churchyard. Plinth, quoins, storey band, moulded stone eaves and
stone-coped gables with kneelers, all of limestone. Interior noted as having
open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressumer and stop-chamfered spine beam. Long
used as an outbuilding, formerly perhaps school house. Datestone inscribed
TP/1689 has been removed from exterior and placed inside.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.107).

Listing NGR: SP6271950434

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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