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Description: The Paddock
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235500
OS Grid Reference: SP8184454512
OS Grid Coordinates: 481844, 254512
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1828, -0.8044
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HACKLETON BRAFIELD ROAD
SP8154 (East side)
21/100 No.4 (The Paddock)
House, formerly lodge. Mid C19, altered C20. Limestone ashlar, lead roofs,
central stone ridge stack. Cruciform plan. 2 storeys. Principal elevation facing
Brafield Road has order of giant Ionic pilasters, framing central bay and
narrower bays either side. Central sash window to ground floor centre with
moulded stone surround, pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice. Shorter sash
window to 1st floor centre with moulded sill and surround. Bays either side have
shallow round-headed niches to ground floor and circular niches to 1st floor.
Plinth, moulded ground floor sill band, full entablature with pulvinated frieze
and pediment to gable. plinth, sill band and entablature are continued round
whole building, and all gables are pedimented. Wing to right facing The Drive
has similar composition omitting niches and frieze of ground floor window; side
facing Brafield Road has 6-panel part-glazed door with moulded stone surround.
Projecting wing to rear has similar composition but blank ground floor central
window with moulded stone sill and surrounds, and pair of small blank windows to
1st floor above with moulded sills only. Bays either side have sashes with
moulded sills and surrounds to ground and 1st floors. Wing to left has similar
windows but omits pilasters and has further single-storey projecting wing,
altered C20, with pedimented gable. All sashes are horned and have 4 large
panes. One of a pair of lodges at entrance to former principal drive to Horton
Hall (demolished 1936). Their architecture is based on that of the New Temple
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: 1973, p264)
Listing NGR: SP8184454512
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Source: English Heritage
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