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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1040122



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Collyweston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 232901

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COLLYWESTON HALL YARD SK9902 (North side) 8/37 No.4 (The Tithe Barn) 23/05/67 (Formerly listed as Dovecote and Barn at Manor Farm)

- II

Tithe barn and attached dovecote, now house. Datestones: E.R. and 1570 or 1578, converted to house late C20. Squared coursed limestone with Collyweston slate roof. Originally single-unit tithe barn and attached dovecote. Originally single storey, now 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front has C2l porch and flanking C20 casements under wood lintels, to far left and right. 2 C20 eaves dormers to centre. Ashlar gable parapets. Gable to left has pitch hole, now window, under old wood lintel and small window above with moulded stone surround, Gable to right rebuilt C20 incorporating old masonry with initials and datestone on kneelers. Rear elevation has former central cart entrance, now glazed screen, under old reset wood lintel. C20 openings to left and right. 4 C20 eaves dormers. Chamfered plinth steps down diagonally to follow the fall of the ground, attached wall to left is remains of former dovecote which was demolished late C20. Interior: some original rafters visible. Originally part of Collyweston Palace which had been the home of Lady Margret Beaufont until her death in the early C16, and which dismantled about 1640. (RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p33)

Listing NGR: SK9938402844

Selected Sources

Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire, (1984)

National Grid Reference: SK 99384 02844


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