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Burford House and Poplars and Wall, Gatepiers and Gates Attached to West Poplars and Burford House , Wellingborough

Description: Burford House and Poplars and Wall, Gatepiers and Gates Attached to West Poplars and Burford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 233755

OS Grid Reference: SP8912568515
OS Grid Coordinates: 489125, 268515
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3075, -0.6942

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 4ET

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Listing Text

SP86NE, SP8968SW (South side)
4/102, 9/102 Burford House and Poplars and
O9/06/70 wall, gatepiers and gats
attached to W
(Formerly listed as The
Poplars and Wrought-iron Gates
to garden at The Populars)
- II

Item includes Poplars, The Avenue.
Town house, now two dwellings. Datestone 1778 with C19 additions. Entrance front
of limestone ashlar, rear of squared coursed ironstone with slate roof.
Double-depth plan. 3-storeys, 3-window range; Central C19 door in arched opening
with pediment over, is flanked by canted stone bay windows with C20 casements.
First and second floor have moulded stone cornice over. Flat string course
between ground and first floors. Rusticated quoins, moulded stone cornice and
ashlar parapet with central datestone. Gabled roof with brick stacks at ends.
Mid C19 single-storey extension to right has sash window with moulded stone
surround and hipped roof with large glazed rooflight. Elevation to left has C19
stone window and some sashes with glazing bars. Rear, now Burford House, has 3
sash windows with glazing bars and ashlar gable parapets and kneelers. C18
ironstone wall with C19 gatepiers and wrought-iron gates attached to left of
Burford House. Interior not inspected but The Poplars noted as having a mid C19
staircase with quarter landings and turned balustrade. Other rooms reputed as
having panelling.

Listing NGR: SP8912568515

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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