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Higham Park Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Newton Bromswold, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2679 / 52°16'4"N

Longitude: -0.5627 / 0°33'45"W

OS Eastings: 498177

OS Northings: 264275

OS Grid: SP981642

Mapcode National: GBR DYZ.VYR

Mapcode Global: VHFPM.68C8

Entry Name: Higham Park Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040338

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232403

Location: Newton Bromswold, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN10

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Newton Bromswold

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Newton Bromswold St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

NEWTON BROMSWOLD HIGHAM PARK ROAD
SP96SE Higham Park
10/102 Higham Park Farmhouse
10/06/74 (Formerly listed under
Rushden UD)
- II

Manor house, now farmhouse. Medieval origin, mainly early C16 and C17. Squared
coursed limestone with old plain tile roofs. Originally probably L-shape plan,
now U-shaped. 2 storeys. Centre of main front is of 2-window range with one
4-light: stone mullion window, with arch-head lights, to first floor left. Other
windows are C19 casements under wood lintels, with one C19 canted wood bay to
ground floor left. Gabled cross wing projects to left and has various C19
casements. Flat-roofed porch is attached to return wall and has plank door with
moulded wood surround with 4-centred arch head. Twin gabled range projecting to
right was originally outbuildings, now forms part of house. Brick and stone
stacks at ridge with C15/C16 circular stone flue at right gable end. Interior
not inspected. Near site of medieval moated house which formed part of the
estate of Higham Ferrers Castle. C12 origins, building accounts from C14 and C15
have been traced for this latter house.
(Higham Ferrers and its Ducal Park, Rev. W.J.B. Kerr, 1926).


Listing NGR: SP9817764275

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