Honey Hurst Farmhouse And Attached Barn

28 Jul 2000
Honey Hurst Farmhouse And Attached Barn, Little Braunston, Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRAUNSTON LITTLE BRAUNSTON SP5466 19/108 Honey Hurst Farmhouse and attached barn

- II

House. Probably a C16 3-bay open hall with floors inserted in the C17. Coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, slate roof, brick stacks. Left side rebuilt in brick, also part of right bay at rear. Through-passage plan. 2 storeys; 3 bays.

C20 brick porch in second bay from right and C20 doorway with wood lintel. C20 sash window with wood lintel to right. 3-light casement window with wood lintel to left and 2-light casement window with wood lintel in left bay. 2-light casement windows with wood lintels to first floor. Coped left gable with kneelers. Barn extension to right, C19. Datestone 1840/W.H. on right side.

Coursed ironstone rubble, slate roof, one storey and loft, 3 bays. Doorway in left bay has wood lintel and plank door. One light window with wood lintel to right and plank stable door with wood lintel in right bay. 12-pane window with wood lintel to first floors. Brick dentil cornice. Interior: stop-chamfered spine beams and joists carried in moulded wall plates in two ground floor rooms, Stud partition to right of entrance with doorway to sitting room. There was probably a second doorway at the opposite end of this partition as the timber is cut for hinges. Sitting room has open fireplace with moulded timber bressumer and bread oven. Open fireplace in hall. Roof structure partly exposed on first floor with original tie beams, rafters and purlins. (Loft not inspected). The C17 service quarters were probably the present sitting room, to right of screens partition with hall and parlour to left.

Listing NGR: SP5464266078


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0012 IOE Records taken by John Airlie Hunter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr John Airlie Hunter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Airlie Hunter, John

Rights Holder: Airlie Hunter, John


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