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Description: Poplar House
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 128933
OS Grid Reference: SU1435597374
OS Grid Coordinates: 414355, 197374
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6750, -1.7938
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SU 19 NW KEMPSFORD DUNFIELD
7/88 Poplar House
Large detached house. Early C18, enlarged 1817. Coursed rubble
stone with alternating flush quoins, stone slate roof with
artificial stone slates to rear, short end stone stacks with
moulded cornices. Single main range of 2 storeys and attic with
2-storey extension to left of early C18 for dairy and cheese room,
now in domestic use, and rear lean-to across main block of 2-
storeys. Main block heightened in 1817 above string course over
ground floor windows, semi-circular date plaque with moulded edge
and initials HK over original place of front door. Four windows,
2-light stone mullion and transoms in plain surrounds. Ground
floor has 2 originally C18 2-light mullion and transoms to left,
and 3-light to right, and new 2-light in same style to right of
centre in place of front door. Entrance now at rear through C20
corner stone porch. Two small gabled dormers. Rear lean-to of 2
storeys with cambered brick arches, probably early C19, post
arrival of Thames and Severn Canal and availability of brick. Small
Listing NGR: SU1435597374
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Source: English Heritage
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