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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1051724
English Heritage Legacy ID: 229855
Location: Gretton, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17
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
GRETTON HIGH STREET
SP8994 (South side)
10/73 Barn House
25/02/51 (Formerly listed as Ivy House
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
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