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22, High Street, Easton Maudit

Description: 22, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 233341

OS Grid Reference: SP8883258738
OS Grid Coordinates: 488832, 258738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2197, -0.7011

Location: Easton Maudit, Northamptonshire NN29 7NR

Locality: Easton Maudit
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN29 7NR

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Listing Text

In the entry for:

(West side)

The grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)


In the entry for:

(west side)
No 22

The description shall be amended to read:

House. Circa 1500 with C16 and C17 alterations, partly altered and enlarged in the
mid C19. Regular coursed limestone with longstraw thatched and pantile roofs.
Brick stacks.

Plan: Three unit and cross passage plan, altered probably in the late C16 by the
insertion of a smoke hood in the cross passage. Lower (left-hand) end rebuilt as
parlour wing probably in the late C16 or early C17. End stack probably later (see
blocked windows in gable end). Smoke hood probably removed in mid C17 when floor in
hall inserted, and stack inserted at upper (right-hand) end of hall at same time
with new doorway in front wall forming baffle entry (see straight joints). Upper
(right-hand) end rebuilt, with lean-to roof, probably in the mid C19, and wing added
at right angles to rear. Two storeys.

Three windows to first floor and four to ground floor; C19 two-and three-light small-
paned wooden casements with wooden lintels, second ground-floor window from left
formerly cross passage entrance (see straight joints beneath) and right-hand ground-
floor window formerly baffle entry (see straight joints). Tall two-light mezzanine
window in altered right-hand end. Left-hand gable end with ground-and first-floor
small-paned two-light wooden casements to right. Ground-floor window replacing a
doorway and first floor window a late C20 insertion. Blocked central windows to
each floor (see straight joints and lintels). Entrance now in right-hand end wall.

Interior: Two-bay smoke-blackened medieval roof over hall. Raised cruck truss with
arched-braced collar, butt purlins and diagonally-set ridge piece. Smoke-blackened
reed fleeking over rafters with original blackened woven fixings and also
unblackened straw rope fixings of later rethatching. Remains of timber framed smoke
hood with wattle and daub infill panels (smoke-blackened on inside only). Two-bay
probably early C17 roof over rebuilt lower end with notched-lap collar trusses and
wind braces. Hall with remains of smoke hood consisting of sawn-off bressumer in
front wall supported on shaped wooden corbel. Chamfered spine beam and joists, and
C17 stone fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel. Left-hand end room with chamfered
transverse beam and joists, and fireplace with reused moulded stone jambs.


SP85NE (West side)
9/63 No.22

House. Mid C18 and C19. Regular coursed limestone with thatch and pantile roofs.
Originally 2-unit plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range of irregularly spaced
casements under wood lintels with eyebrow dormer to first floor left. Brick
stacks at ends. C19 lean-to extension to right and extension to rear have
pantiled roofs. Entrance at rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP8883258738

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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