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Park Farmhouse, Towcester

Description: Park Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 August 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235143

OS Grid Reference: SP6732447102
OS Grid Coordinates: 467324, 247102
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1181, -1.0182

Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire NN12 8PA

Locality: Towcester
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8PA

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Listing Text

6/114 Park Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17 with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared
ironstone, slate roofs, brick rear lateral, internal and end stacks on stone
bases. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Main front faces garden and
has low central 2-storey gabled porch with Tudor-arched stone doorway with cut
spandrels and ridged and studded door, hollow-chamfered string course and horned
plate glass sash window to first floor with stop-chamfered wood lintel. Similar
windows to ground and first floors of main range. Quoins and stone-coped gables
with kneelers. Wing to rear right has similar sashes to first floor, large C19
bay window and C20 porch to side door. Interior: moulded and chamfered spine
beams with ogee stops. Fine dog-leg staircase from ground floor to attic with
squared balusters, moulded handrail and carved finials to newel posts. Timber
spiral back stair with serpentine splat balusters to first floor landing rail
and child gate. Open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Corner
fireplace with chamfered depressed arched timber head. Boarded stud partitions.
Stone flagged floors and collar truss roof. House said to date from 1601.

Listing NGR: SP6732447102

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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