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Numbers 5 and 7 (Spring Cottage), Higham Ferrers

Description: Numbers 5 and 7 (Spring Cottage)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232351

OS Grid Reference: SP9589069117
OS Grid Coordinates: 495890, 269117
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3118, -0.5948

Location: Kings Meadow Lane, Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire NN10 8JE

Locality: Higham Ferrers
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN10 8JE

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Listing Text

SP96NE (West side)
8/51 Nos.5 and 7 (Spring Cottage)

House, now 2 dwellings. Datestone S/RS/1728. Squared coursed limestone and
brick, now painted, with C20 plain tile roof. L-shape plan. 2 storeys; part with
attic. Main front of 2 wings at right angles with a 2-window range to right of
C20 casements under wood lintels and one-window range to left with casement with
glazing bars under wood lintel. C20 door and lean-to porch, to No.5, at
intersection of wings. C19 door to centre of left hand wing. Front of right wing
rebuilt in brick late C18/early C19. Gabled roof dormer with leaded casement.
Ashlar gable parapets and brick stacks at ridge and end. Gable to end of left
wing has 2 casement windows with glazing bars under wood lintels and datestone
in apex. Interior of No.5 has open fireplace with bressumer in room to right and
similar fireplace in first floor room above. Winder stair to right of fireplace
rises to attic. Chamfered ceiling beams and butt purlin roof structure. Interior
of No.7 has spine beams. House built for Stanton family and originally No.7 was
attached barn and dairy.

Listing NGR: SP9589069117

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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