This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
GREENS NORTON SP65SE 3/61 Caswell Farmhouse and attached 01/12/51 outbuildings (Formerly listed as Caswell including outbuildings)
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
This is part of the Series: IOE01/1473 IOE Records taken by Alistair F Nisbet; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England
© Mr Alistair F Nisbet. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Nisbet, Alistair F
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