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Westhill House, Attached Outbuilding and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Culworth, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1198 / 52°7'11"N

Longitude: -1.2116 / 1°12'41"W

OS Eastings: 454077

OS Northings: 247119

OS Grid: SP540471

Mapcode National: GBR 8TR.0HR

Mapcode Global: VHCVX.YZBC

Entry Name: Westhill House, Attached Outbuilding and Walls

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040487

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234037

Location: Culworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Culworth

Built-Up Area: Culworth

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Culworth St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

CULWORTH HIGH STREET
SP5447 (North side)
10/8 Westhill House, attached
04/02/69 outbuilding and walls

GV II

House. Early C17, altered and extended two bays to left (south) late C17. Three
right bays coursed limestone rubble banded with ironstone. 2 storeys. Two left
bays under one gable, coursed limestone rubble, two storeys with attic.
Artifical stone slate roof, brick and stone stacks. U-plan. Blocked 2-light
stone mullioned window to cellar in second bay from left. Entrance in third bay
from right has stone lintel, 6-panel door and timber lattice work porch. 2-light
window with wood lintel and old iron casement to left. 2-light window with wood
lintel and C20 casement to right. 4-light window with wood lintel and old iron
casement in right bay. Similar windows in right bay on the first floor and third
bay from right. 2-light casement window with wood lintel in second bay from
right. Two left bays have 2-light windows with stone lintels and wood mullions
and transoms on both floors. 2-light casement window with plain stone frame to
attic. Coped gable ends with kneelers flanking gabled wings at rear. Interior
not inspected but noted as having a late C17 fireplace with bolection surround
in the hall, re-arranged early C17 panelling, and chequer floor of white
Culworth stone and black Byfield stone. A bedroom has early C17 panelling with
carved frieze and elaborate fireplace surround and overmantel with 2 arches
flanked by Doric columns. Outbuilding, adjoining left wing at rear, probably
c.1700. Squared coursed ironstone, slate roof, brick stack. One storey, 2 bays.
Doorway in right bay with wood lintel, and 3-light casement window with wood
lintel to left. Interior not inspected. Wall, extending from the east and west
fronts of the house along the High Street. C17, squared coursed ironstone with
stone coping. West section is L-plan, turning north at an angle to divide the
house from the farmyard.


Listing NGR: SP5407747119

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