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MEMORIAL CLOISTER AND ATTACHED WALL AT JOY MEAD RECREATION GROUND

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.

Name: MEMORIAL CLOISTER AND ATTACHED WALL AT JOY MEAD RECREATION GROUND

List entry Number: 1075279

Location

MEMORIAL CLOISTER AND ATTACHED WALL AT JOY MEAD RECREATION GROUND, MAIN STREET

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Farthingstone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 360566

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

FARTHIHGSTONE MAIN STREET SP6155 (South side) 14/76 Memorial cloister and attached wall at Joy Mead recreation ground GV II Memorial cloister. 1930, by Talbot Brown and Fisher of Wellingborough. Dressed ironstone and coursed ironstone rubble, Collyweston stone slate roofs. Single storey; 2-window range. Entrance front has central 3-bay opening with 2 full and 2 half columns, and 2 semi-circular steps to central opening. Columns are octagonal with broach stop-chamfered capitals and square abaci with recessed panels. Two matching open windows either side with 2 pairs of stone balusters. Moulded eaves cornice. Cloister walks within of 5 bays to long sides, 4 bays to side walks and have open arcades of similar columns with hall-columns to corner piers. Pairs of shallow niches with round arch heads to each angle and facing entrance on far wall a larger central recess with moulded stone frame containing painted stone arms of Agnew family. Bronze commemorative plate below. The walks have shallow plaster barrel vaults; walks and cloister garth stone paved. Attached stone wall to right of entrance front has 'keyhole' arch. The cloister was erected by the Agnew family and commemorates World War I and their only son Ewan Siegfried.

Listing NGR: SP6139455008

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 August 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 10 August 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/250994
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/60100

National Grid Reference: SP 61394 55008

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