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Description: Holbeache House
Date Listed: 14 June 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 217968
OS Grid Reference: SO8847090490
OS Grid Coordinates: 388470, 290490
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5122, -2.1713
5106 HOLBEACHE LANE
SO 89 SE 9/150 14.6.51.
Circa 1600, largely refaced in early C19. Stucco; 2 storeys plus attic. Of
3 bays, the sides advanced and crowned with Dutch gables. 5 windows with rustic
glazing and hood moulds; arched rusticated porch; 2 dormers; early C19 stacks
and one restored stack with diagonal brick shafts; old tiles. Original fabric
internally including good panelling to ground storey room at north-west eagle.
The house is directly associated with the Gunpowder Plot. The home of Stephen
Littleton and the last refuge of the conspirators; the leader, Robert Catesby,
was killed and others arrested here.
Listing NGR: SO8847090490
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Source: English Heritage
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