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Greyston House, Polebrook

Description: Greyston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232658

OS Grid Reference: TL0681187088
OS Grid Coordinates: 506811, 287088
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4713, -0.4290

Location: Hemington Road, Polebrook, Northamptonshire PE8 5LP

Locality: Polebrook
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5LP

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Listing Text

TL0687 (West side)
19/103 Greyston House

House. Late C17 with early C19 obliterated datestone. Squared coursed limestone
with pantile roof. Originally 3-unit plan. 2 storeys with attic. 3-window range
at ground floor and 2-window range at first floor. Casement windows under wood
lintels. Window to ground floor far left is a C19 tripartite sash under a
renewed wood lintel. Central C20 door under wood lintel, has early C20 porch 2
buttressess to right are probably C20. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and
ashlar ridge and end stacks, some with moulded cornices. Datestone above porch,
now partially obliterated, has initials "T.S." referring to Thomas Slatcher a
local builder. Interior has ovolo-moulded and stopped spine beams. Room to right
of entrance has a restored open fireplace. Central room has open fireplace with
bressumer. Room to left of entrance have C17 fireplaces with 4-centred arch
heads. First floor room, above, said to have similar fireplace. Various late C19
alterations may incorporate artifacts from elsewhere.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p135)

Listing NGR: TL0681187088

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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