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The Old Bakery, Middleton Cheney

Description: The Old Bakery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 234487

OS Grid Reference: SP5058141725
OS Grid Coordinates: 450581, 241725
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0716, -1.2634

Location: Salmons Lane, Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire OX17 2LB

Locality: Middleton Cheney
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 2LB

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Listing Text

SP5041 (East side)
Lower Middleton
13/215 No.5 (The Old Bakery)


House and bakery. C17, enlarged C18 and C19. Coursed limestone and ironstone
rubble, slate roof, flanking brick and stone stacks. Through passage plan
originally single cell, enlarged one bay to left in C18; projecting bakery wing
added C19. 2 storeys, attic and cellar. 3 bays, Doorway in second bay from right
has wood lintel and C20 ribbed plank door. Overlight with stone mullion and
square hood. 3-light window with stone mullions and square hood to right.
Similar window in right bay on first floor. 2-light window with stone mullions
but no hood in central bay. Small one-light window with wood lintel to left. C19
wing projects from left, coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, corrugated iron
roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Doorway in left bay with wood lintel and half glazed
door. 2 doorways in second and third bays with stone lintels and plank doors.
Sash windows with stone lintels on ground floor, and a right bay on first floor.
2- and 3-light casements in left and centre bays. Interior: C17 well staircase
with flat balusters and square newels with moulded finials. Dog gate an first
flight of stairs. Noted as the earliest framed stair recorded in a small house
within the region (Wood-Jones). Stop chamfered ceiling joists.
(R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, 1963,
p.172. Plan and Elevation).

Listing NGR: SP5058141725

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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