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Description: The Laurels
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 194545
OS Grid Reference: TF1416009872
OS Grid Coordinates: 514160, 309872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6745, -0.3130
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TF 1409-1509 MARKET DEEPING HIGH STREET
14/160 The Laurels
House, now rest home for the elderly. C18, c.1800, c.1830, 1875.
Squared yellow limestone rubble with limestone ashlar quoins and
dressings. Collyweston slate roof with moulded raised stone
coped gables, pinnacles. 2 valley stacks each with 4 moulded
octagonal shafts. Parallel range plan. 2 storey, 4 bay front,
the left hand 3 bays are c.1830 and slightly advanced. Plinth,
moulded first floor band, moulded parapets. Off-centre door with
cusped panels and tall narrow side lights, covered by ashlar flat
roofed porch with 4 centred outer arch, octagonal pilasters
supporting a coped parapet, flanked by single 2 storey
rectangular bay windows with shaped gables and pinnacles with
single 3 light windows to each floor, all with moulded hoods and
trefoils in the gables. Over the porch is a mullioned and
transomed margin light casement, with moulded hood and decorative
stops, and above a shield and moulded wall stack. To the right a
2 storey rectangular bay window with 4 lights to each floor and
in the shaped gable over a shield bearing the initials WPN and
date 1875 in raised letters. At the rear is a c.1800 bow window
with Gothick frieze and a tall window with Gothick tracery
lighting the stair.
Listing NGR: TF1416009872
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Source: English Heritage
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