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Priory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Blakesley, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1488 / 52°8'55"N

Longitude: -1.0857 / 1°5'8"W

OS Eastings: 462653

OS Northings: 250454

OS Grid: SP626504

Mapcode National: GBR 9VV.8B5

Mapcode Global: VHCW0.48C1

Entry Name: Priory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235055

Location: Blakesley, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Blakesley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Blakesley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

BLAKESLEY CHURCH STREET
SP6250 (West side)
10/37 Priory Farmhouse (No.17)
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as House
opposite and South-West of
church, sometimes known as
The Priory or Glebe Farm)

GV II*

House, formerly farmhouse. C15 hall house, remodelled and subdivided
horizontally C16, with C17 alterations and additions; extensively renovated C20.
Coursed squared ironstone and coursed ironstone rubble, old plain-tile roof,
stone end stacks. Hall house originally, now 3-unit plan. 2-storey, 3-window
range. C20 door to left of centre in C20 gabled stone porch. 3-light casement
window right of centre, 4-light casements to ground floor left and right.
3-light casements to first floor left and centre, 2-light casement to first
floor right. All have timber lintels. Quoins, and stone-coped gable to left with
kneelers. Late C17 wing to rear left. Original door and window to rear. Doorway
has hollow and ogee chamfers, 4-centred head and hood mould. The window has 2
cinquefoil-headed lights, quatrefoil to head and hood mould. Another blocked
arch containing 2-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion window with hood mould.
4-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion window in right gable with hood mould.
Interior: 3-bay arch-braced collar truss roof with 2 tiers of wind-braced
purlins. Original window has C16 stained glass coat of arms in quatrefoil. C17
ogee-stop-chamfered spine beam and some stop-chamfered joists. Open fireplace
with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Another open fireplace with depressed arched
chamfered bressumer. Collar truss roof to wing.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.107; P. Woodfield, 'The larger
medieval houses of Northamptonshire', Northamptonshire Archaeology 16, 1981,
pp.163-165).


Listing NGR: SP6265350454

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