Description: The Laurels
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 234605
OS Grid Reference: SP6269145747
OS Grid Coordinates: 462691, 245747
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1065, -1.0861
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WAPPENHAM HIGH STREET
SP6245 (North side)
11/95 The Laurels
Farmhouse. Early C18. Limestone ashlar with ironstone dressings, slate roof,
stone end stacks with paired square chimneys. T-plan. 2 storeys and attic;
5-window range. Central 4-panel door with overlight in moulded wood surround
with moulded eaved stone surround with keyblock and broken pediment framing
horizontal oval panel topped by small ball finial. 3-light casements windows
either side of door with flat-arched heads and keyblocks, moulded stone sills
and jambs, and 2-light casements with moulded stone sills and surrounds with
keyblocks to first floor. Chamfered plinth and quoins, moulded string course,
moulded stone eaves, central roof dormer and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Similar 1-light windows to right side elevation and similar windows in wing to
rear. Interior has stop-chamfered spine beams; open fireplace in kitchen with
stop-chamfered bressumer and bread oven, dog-leg staircase from ground floor to
attic with turned balusters, bolection moulded wood chimneypiece in upper room
and stone cellar.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.442).
Listing NGR: SP6269145747
Source: English Heritage
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