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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: 1075252



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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dodford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jan-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360702

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DODFORD SP66S14 5/56 The Porch House 18/01/68 GV II House, Early C17, extensively rebuilt 1788 and repaired 1911. cauriied ironstone rubble and ironstone ashlar, tile roof, large brick ridge stack on stone base. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central Cl7 plank door in moulded stop-chamfered wood surround within 2-storey porch with round-headed arched doorway with imposts and keyblock, moulded string course, a 2-light casement to first floor, a 12-pane leaded window in stone coped gable above, both with timber lintels. Ground floor has one 3-light casement window to left of porch and 2 similar windows to right of porch. At either end of first floor a wood mullion and transom window and 2-light casements flanking porch, all with timber lintels. Small datestone between first floor right windows inscribed 1788/LK. Brick nogged eaves, hipped dormers either side of porch with small-pane leaded casements and some crown glass. Stone coped gables with kneelers. Datestone inscribed LK/1788 in right gable and another below inscribed Rebuilt/l9ll/CVK. Long wing to rear of house. Interior has agee-stop-chamfered spine beams, 4-centred arched stone fireplace with cut spandrels, some early C17 panelling and stone-flagged floors. (Buildings of England: Northants, p.188).

Listing NGR: SP6136960788

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 188

National Grid Reference: SP6136960788


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