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Fineshade Abbey Stables at Sp 723 9770

A Grade II Listed Building in Duddington-with-Fineshade, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5683 / 52°34'5"N

Longitude: -0.5668 / 0°34'0"W

OS Eastings: 497235

OS Northings: 297679

OS Grid: SP972976

Mapcode National: GBR DV9.TSB

Mapcode Global: WHGM8.8PBZ

Entry Name: Fineshade Abbey Stables at Sp 723 9770

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232983

Location: Duddington-with-Fineshade, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN17

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Duddington-with-Fineshade

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Barrowden and Wakerley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

4/116 Fineshade Abbey Stables at
23/05/67 SP 723 9770
- II
Stables. Datestone 1848 for Monckton family of Fineshade Abbey. Squared coursed
limestone, with ashlar dressings, and slate roof. Courtyard plan with buildings
an 3 sides. Entrance front, to north, is 2 storeys with central entrance arch,
flanked by blank ranges of casement openings, to left and right. Archway has
rusticated surround with armorial device above. Central octagonal stone cupola
supported by volutes. Hipped roof. Clock in cupola. End elevations of range have
one-window ranges of casement openings to ground and first floors. West range,
linking north and south ranges, is single storey with attached stone piers,
South range is of 2 storeys. with hipped roof. Courtyard elevation of west range
has lean-to at ground floor with 7 bays of segmental arch-head openings.
Casement openings above. Courtyard elevation of west range has datestone above
arch and flanking casement openings. Fourth side of courtyard is enclosed by
retaining wall. Fineshade Abbey was founded c.1200 on the site of Castle Hymel.
The site was bought in 1546 by Sir Robert Kirkham, who incorporated the abbey
ruins into a house. In the early/mid C18 the house was bought and rebuilt by
William King. In the mid C18 the house passed to the Monckton family; it was
largely demolished in 1956.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p61)

Listing NGR: SP9723597679

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