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Description: Latchford House
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246776
OS Grid Reference: SP6569001465
OS Grid Coordinates: 465690, 201465
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7081, -1.0507
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GREAT HASELEY LATCHFORD
6/10 Latchford House
Manor house, now house. C16, early C17 and early C18. Limestone rubble with some
ashlar quoins, and timber framing with brick and plaster infill; old plain-tile
roof. 2 linked gable-fronted ranges with subsidiary ranges. 2-bay C16 range of 2
storeys to left is timber framed at first floor, with curved bracing, and
retains a small 3-light oak mullioned window to left return wall and remains of
a jetty at the rear. The rear entrance of the cross passive to right has a
4-centred wooden head with recessed spandrels. The early C17 range to right is
of 2 storeys plus attics. The walls have ashlar quoins and one small
ovolo-moulded C17 casement survives at the front. The irregular fenestration
includes early C19 sashes with brick dressings to right and rear walls and a
blocked gabled window. Both ranges share a large central stack with 3 diagonal
brick shafts on the ridge of the connecting roof. Early C18 range of one storey
plus attics, projecting to front on left, and C19 single-storey range to left
are much altered. Interior: C16 range has some cambered doorheads and a
clasped-purlin roof with curved windbraces. Early C17 Tudor-arched moulded stone
fireplace at first floor is an insertion into the framing. C17 wing has some oak
panelling, beams with ovolo moulding and ogee stops, some heavy chamfered and
stopped joists and a large open fireplace with remains of moulded stone sides.
Connecting roof has butt purlins and may be C18. Timber-framed range may be part
of the large manor house of the family of Speaker Lenthall.
Listing NGR: SP6569001465
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Source: English Heritage
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