Description: Field Burcote Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235094
OS Grid Reference: SP6669750848
OS Grid Coordinates: 466697, 250848
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1519, -1.0266
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GREENS NORTON FIELD BURCOTE
3/74 Field Burcote Farmhouse
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Field
Farmhouse. c.1840. Coursed squared limestone, hipped slate roofs, white brick
internal stacks. U-plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Central double-leaf,
part-glazed door with panelled reveals in shallow porch with unfluted Doric
columns supporting entablature with triglyphs to frieze. 12-pane sash windows to
ground and first floors with stone lintels and keyblocks. Plinth, storey band
and deep overhanging eaves. 2-storey symmetrical wings flank main block to rear.
That to rear left houses former brewhouse, that to right the former kitchen.
Interior: stone-flagged hall, inner staircase hall and open-well staircase with
stick balusters and steeply ramped and wreathed handrail, rising to first floor
landing hall. Old kitchen has original large stone fireplace with stone lintel
and keyblock with C19 cast-iron range. Stone cellar with brick vault. One of a
number of model farms built for the 4th Duke of Grafton 1839-44.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.240; J. Steane, The
Northamptonshire Landscape, 1974, pp.240-1; Grafton estate papers of deposit in
the Northamptonshire Records Office).
Listing NGR: SP6669750848
Source: English Heritage
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