THE FIRS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1076483

Date first listed: 18-Sep-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: THE FIRS, 72, QUEEN STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE FIRS, 72, QUEEN STREET

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

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry (District Authority)

Parish: Weedon Bec

National Grid Reference: SP 61930 58982

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

WEEDON BEC QUEEN STREET SP6158 (North side) Upper Weedon 20/211 No.72 (The Firs) 18/09/53 (Formerly-listed as Firs Farmhouse - II Farmhouse. Dated 1692. Ironstone ashlar, old tile roof, brick and and ridge stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic, 5-window range. Entrance front to yard has central 6-panelled double-leaf door with moulded stone surround and bond mould and small horizontal oval window above with raised stone surround and 2-light ogee-moulded stone mullion windows with moulded sills and hood moulds throughout. Datestone below central first floor window inscribed I/TE/1692. Moulded stone plinth, eaves and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Wing to rear felt of banded ironstone and limestone has similar windows and stone coped rear gable with kneeler and one ball finial. Similar windows without hood mooulds and banded stonework to rear. Interior has agee-stop-chartered spine beams, ogee-stop moulded spine beams, stone flagged floors, open fireplace with oqee-stop-chamfered bressumer, a balaction moulded stone fireplace in upper floor and collar truss roof. (Buildings of England: Northants, p.448).

Listing NGR: SP6193058982

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 360857

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 448

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