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Latitude: 52.4929 / 52°29'34"N
Longitude: -0.5648 / 0°33'53"W
OS Eastings: 497539
OS Northings: 289303
OS Grid: SP975893
Mapcode National: GBR DW8.N1P
Mapcode Global: VHFNG.5L8S
Entry Name: Townsend Farmhouse
Listing Date: 11 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1189140
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232758
Location: Benefield, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8
District: East Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Benefield
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Benefield St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
Farmhouse, now nursing home. Datestone 1720. Mid C18 and C19. Squared coursed
limestone with Collyweston slate roof. Originally 3-unit plan. 2 storeys.
5-window range. C19 two-storey canted bay window, to far right, has casements at
ground floor and sash windows with glazing bars at first floor. Other windows
are casements, some with leaded lights, under wood lintels. 6-panel door, to
left of centre, has early C20 porch. Ashlar gable parapets and ashlar stacks at
ridge and end. Outbuilding to rear, now forming part of house, has date 1720 on
quoins. Evidence of 2 builds to rear elevation. Interior: kitchen to left of
entrance has remains of open fireplace with bressumer. Some C18 two-panel doors
with original ironmongery.
Listing NGR: SP9753989303
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