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Memorial Cloister and Attached Wall at Joy Mead Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Farthingstone, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1899 / 52°11'23"N

Longitude: -1.1033 / 1°6'11"W

OS Eastings: 461394

OS Northings: 255008

OS Grid: SP613550

Mapcode National: GBR 9V7.PVV

Mapcode Global: VHCVS.T7L1

Entry Name: Memorial Cloister and Attached Wall at Joy Mead Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360566

Location: Farthingstone, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Farthingstone

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Farthingstone St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6155 (South side)
14/76 Memorial cloister and attached
wall at Joy Mead recreation
Memorial cloister. 1930, by Talbot Brown and Fisher of Wellingborough. Dressed
ironstone and coursed ironstone rubble, Collyweston stone slate roofs. Single
storey; 2-window range. Entrance front has central 3-bay opening with 2 full and
2 half columns, and 2 semi-circular steps to central opening. Columns are
octagonal with broach stop-chamfered capitals and square abaci with recessed
panels. Two matching open windows either side with 2 pairs of stone balusters.
Moulded eaves cornice. Cloister walks within of 5 bays to long sides, 4 bays to
side walks and have open arcades of similar columns with hall-columns to corner
piers. Pairs of shallow niches with round arch heads to each angle and facing
entrance on far wall a larger central recess with moulded stone frame containing
painted stone arms of Agnew family. Bronze commemorative plate below. The walks
have shallow plaster barrel vaults; walks and cloister garth stone paved.
Attached stone wall to right of entrance front has 'keyhole' arch. The cloister
was erected by the Agnew family and commemorates World War I and their only son
Ewan Siegfried.

Listing NGR: SP6139455008

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 August 2017.

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

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