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The Laurels, Wappenham

Description: The Laurels

Grade: II*
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

Location: High Street, Wappenham, Northamptonshire NN12 8SN

Locality: Wappenham
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8SN

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Listing Text

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

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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