BELSIZE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1126823

Date first listed: 15-Dec-1955

Statutory Address: BELSIZE FARMHOUSE, CASTOR ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BELSIZE FARMHOUSE, CASTOR ROAD

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

District: City of Peterborough (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Castor

National Grid Reference: TF 13847 01129

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5141 CASTOR CASTOR ROAD Belsize Farmhouse TF 10 SW 10/139 15.12.55 II 2. Probably C16/17. Former grange of the Benedictine Abbey of Peterborough. In 1214 Abbot Robert of Lindsey built houses at Belsize. In C15, Belsize must have been a small village. At Dissolution it belonged to monastery of Peterborough and in 1650 it was sold by the Commissioners. (VCH). Long coursed stone rubble house with gabled cross wing at west end. Steeply pitched Welsh slate roof with gabled ends. West end of roof is at slightly lower level. Two storeys. Mostly C19 2-light casements with glazing bars. Ground floor, south side of east range, there is a C17 2-light stone mullion window. Brick ridge and end chimney stacks. Lean-to in the angle of cross wing on south side. Rear (north) wall partly rebuilt in brick. Interior: heavy unsawn timber ceiling beams. VCH Northamptonshire Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF1384701129

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 49906

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906)

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