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The Firs

A Grade II Listed Building in Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2256 / 52°13'32"N

Longitude: -1.0948 / 1°5'41"W

OS Eastings: 461930

OS Northings: 258982

OS Grid: SP619589

Mapcode National: GBR 9TW.D1D

Mapcode Global: VHCVL.ZB36

Entry Name: The Firs

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Last Amended: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360857

Location: Weedon Bec, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Weedon Bec

Built-Up Area: Weedon Bec

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Weedon Bec St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6158 (North side)
Upper Weedon
20/211 No.72 (The Firs)
18/09/53 (Formerly-listed as Firs
- II
Farmhouse. Dated 1692. Ironstone ashlar, old tile roof, brick and and ridge
stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic, 5-window range. Entrance front to yard has
central 6-panelled double-leaf door with moulded stone surround and bond mould
and small horizontal oval window above with raised stone surround and 2-light
ogee-moulded stone mullion windows with moulded sills and hood moulds
throughout. Datestone below central first floor window inscribed I/TE/1692.
Moulded stone plinth, eaves and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Wing to rear
felt of banded ironstone and limestone has similar windows and stone coped rear
gable with kneeler and one ball finial. Similar windows without hood mooulds and
banded stonework to rear. Interior has agee-stop-chartered spine beams,
ogee-stop moulded spine beams, stone flagged floors, open fireplace with
oqee-stop-chamfered bressumer, a balaction moulded stone fireplace in upper
floor and collar truss roof.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.448).

Listing NGR: SP6193058982

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