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Barn House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gretton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.538 / 52°32'16"N

Longitude: -0.6753 / 0°40'31"W

OS Eastings: 489944

OS Northings: 294167

OS Grid: SP899941

Mapcode National: GBR DVJ.XRR

Mapcode Global: VHFN6.7GVR

Entry Name: Barn House

Listing Date: 25 February 1951

Last Amended: 6 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051724

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229855

Location: Gretton, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17

County: Northamptonshire

District: Corby

Civil Parish: Gretton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Gretton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

GRETTON HIGH STREET
SP8994 (South side)
10/73 Barn House
25/02/51 (Formerly listed as Ivy House
and barns)

GV II

House. Mid and late C17. Squared coursed limestone with thatch roof. L-shape
plan. Main front of 3-window range of 3-light stone mullion windows with drip
moulds. C20 door to right of centre has moulded stone surround with plain
entablature and simple cornice above. Large limestone quoins. Ashlar gable
parapets and kneelers and ashlar stacks with moulded cornices at ridge and ends.
Rear wing of different build is similar. Abutment of the 2 wings is stepped with
single-light window with stone surrounds to each face of external corner. Large
lateral stone stack with ashlar flues. Thatched cottage attached to rear of
house is of similar style and now forms part of the house. Rear elevation of
main house is similar to front with stone mullion windows. Windows to first
floor of rear wing has original leaded diamond panes. Interior: room in left of
entrance has C17 open fireplace with square-head moulded stone surround.
Fireplace in rear wing similar with 4-centre head. Kitchen to left of entrance
has remains of open fireplace with bressumer. 2 first floor rooms have C17
fireplaces with 4-centre heads.

Listing NGR: SP8994494167

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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