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Latitude: 52.1182 / 52°7'5"N
Longitude: -1.0182 / 1°1'5"W
OS Eastings: 467324
OS Northings: 247102
OS Grid: SP673471
Mapcode National: GBR 9WB.1F1
Mapcode Global: VHDSP.91L1
Entry Name: Park Farmhouse
Listing Date: 19 August 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1189876
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235143
Location: Towcester, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12
District: South Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Towcester
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Towcester St Lawrence
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
6/114 Park Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17 with C18, C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed squared
ironstone, slate roofs, brick rear lateral, internal and end stacks on stone
bases. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Main front faces garden and
has low central 2-storey gabled porch with Tudor-arched stone doorway with cut
spandrels and ridged and studded door, hollow-chamfered string course and horned
plate glass sash window to first floor with stop-chamfered wood lintel. Similar
windows to ground and first floors of main range. Quoins and stone-coped gables
with kneelers. Wing to rear right has similar sashes to first floor, large C19
bay window and C20 porch to side door. Interior: moulded and chamfered spine
beams with ogee stops. Fine dog-leg staircase from ground floor to attic with
squared balusters, moulded handrail and carved finials to newel posts. Timber
spiral back stair with serpentine splat balusters to first floor landing rail
and child gate. Open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Corner
fireplace with chamfered depressed arched timber head. Boarded stud partitions.
Stone flagged floors and collar truss roof. House said to date from 1601.
Listing NGR: SP6732447102
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