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The Old Dukes Head, Polebrook

Description: The Old Dukes Head

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232663

OS Grid Reference: TL0675487080
OS Grid Coordinates: 506754, 287080
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4712, -0.4298

Location: Duke Street, Polebrook, Northamptonshire PE8 5LW

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

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Listing Text

TL0687 (West side)
19/108 The Old Dukes Head

Public house now house. Dated 1595. Regular coursed limestone with thatch roof.
Originally probably 3-unit plan. Single storey with attic. 4-window range.
Canted bay window with stone base to far left. Horizontal sliding sash, with
glazing bars, to left and C19 and C20 casements to right, all under wood
lintels. 2 C19 casements under eyebrow dormers. Central C20 door under wood
lintel. Remains of chamfered plinth. Gabled roof to left and hipped roof to
right. Brick stacks at ridge. Interior: room to right of entrance has ceiling
beams with roundel decoration and elaborate ogee and bar stops with
fleur-de-lis. 2 open fireplaces, one has vine decoration and date 1.S/.1595 on
bressumer. Timber-framed partition between centre and south rooms. Roof
structure has clasped purlins.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p135)

Listing NGR: TL0675487080

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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