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Caswell Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Greens Norton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1528 / 52°9'10"N

Longitude: -1.0494 / 1°2'57"W

OS Eastings: 465132

OS Northings: 250926

OS Grid: SP651509

Mapcode National: GBR 9VP.ZDW

Mapcode Global: VHCW0.R5K0

Entry Name: Caswell Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235080

Location: Greens Norton, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Greens Norton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Greens Norton St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

3/61 Caswell Farmhouse and attached
01/12/51 outbuildings
(Formerly listed as Caswell
including outbuildings)

- II

Former farmhouse, now part of research establishment. c.1840 with extensive C20
alterations. Coursed squared ironstone, hipped slate roof, brick ridge and
lateral stacks. 2-storey, 3-window central block with lower 2-storey, 4-window
wings either side, rebuilt and enlarged C20. Central double-leaf part-glazed
door with panelled reveals and shallow limestone porch of unfluted Doric columns
supporting entablature with triglyphs to frieze and pediment. Tripartite sash
windows above door and to ground floor left and right, 12-pane sashes to first
floor left and right and to wings, except for tripartite sash to ground floor
centre of right wing. All windows have flat-arched heads and keyblocks. Central
bay of main block breaks forward and has low pedimental gable with string course
to base and blank rectangular sunk panel in gable; plinth, storey band,
chamfered quoins to angles and jambs of window, and deep overhanging eaves. The
symmetrical composition is completed by single storey outbuilding wings, now
converted to offices and extensively remodelled, with round-arched windows to
right wing. That to left is joined to extensive, much altered range of former
farm buildings, which largely enclosed former yard to rear. Interior: house has
some original stone chimneypieces and brick-lined cellar. One of 3 number of
model farms built for the 4th Duke of Grafton 1839-44.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, 1973, p.240; J. Steane, The
Northamptonshire Landscape, 1974, p.240-1).

Listing NGR: SP6513250926

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