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The Old Priory

A Grade II Listed Building in Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2255 / 52°13'31"N

Longitude: -1.087 / 1°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 462462

OS Northings: 258977

OS Grid: SP624589

Mapcode National: GBR 9TW.G0B

Mapcode Global: VHCVM.3BQ9

Entry Name: The Old Priory

Listing Date: 18 September 1953

Last Amended: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076524

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360855

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

SP6258 (North side)
Upper Weedon
21/209 The Old Priory
18/09/53 (Formerly listed as The Priory
or Oak Tree Farmhouse (No.7
Oak Street) )
House. C16, partly rebuilt C17 with C20 additions. Coursed squared limestone
with ironstone dressings, slate roof, stone end stacks. 2 and 3 storeys.
Irregular plan. Main front of C15 range to garden has 4-light stone arch-mullion
window to ground floor right flanked by offset buttresses, a similar 2-light
window to ground floor left, similar 2-light window to first floor left, a
similar 3-light window to first floor right, and 3-light leaded casement window
to second floor with timber lintel. String courses at first and second floor
levels, ironstone quoins and stone-coped gable with kneelers to right. Similar
fenestration to rear but with one-light windows with moulded stone surrounds to
ground floor rear right angle. C17 range to left of 2 storeys and attic is
obscured by single and 2-storey C20 additions. Left gable end to street has
ironstone bands, quoins and a stone-coped gable with kneelers. Entrance in C20
wing facing street. Interior has chamfered spine beams, one with bar stops, some
stop-chamfered joists, stone fireplaces with moulded stone jambs and lintels and
open fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Some displaced 17 panelling and 2
fitted cupboards with shaped shelves. Collar truss roof.
(Buildings of England: Northants, p.448).

Listing NGR: SP6246258977

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