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Towns End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5159 / 52°30'57"N

Longitude: -0.504 / 0°30'14"W

OS Eastings: 501612

OS Northings: 291941

OS Grid: TL016919

Mapcode National: GBR FXG.CC8

Mapcode Global: VHFNH.61X4

Entry Name: Towns End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371935

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232687

Location: Southwick, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Southwick

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Southwick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

TL09SW (South side)
5/131 Towns End Farmhouse
- II

Farmhouse. Mid C18 and early and mid C19. Squared coursed limestone with thatch
roof. Originally 3 unit plan, now L-shape. 2 storeys. Main front is an irregular
3-window range of sash windows, with glazing bars, under wood lintels. Central
6-panel door under thatched hood. Ashlar gable parapet to left and ashlar end
stack with moulded cornice. C19 lean-to, to right, has catslide roof. Elevation
to right has an irregular 4-window range of casements, some with leaded lights,
under flat stone arches. C20 doors to centre and far left, under similar heads,
and blocked door to right. Rebuilt brick gable parapet to right. Rear elevation
of this range has C20 windows and a rebuilt brick lateral stack. Window to first
floor far right has a cheese room notice. Interior: room to left of entrance has
stop-chamfered spine beam, probably reused. Wide C19 staircase between walls,
late C18/early C19 chamfered spine beams in other rooms.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p143)

Listing NGR: TL0161291941

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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