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Description: Swan House
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 234697
OS Grid Reference: SP6904660655
OS Grid Coordinates: 469046, 260655
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2398, -0.9903
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HARPOLE PARK LANE
SP6960 (West side)
9/68 No.8 (Swan House)
House. Late C17, altered C20. Coursed squared ironstone, thatch roof, brick
ridge and end stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window
range. C20 part-glazed door to left of centre with side-light and wood lintel,
double-leaf garden door to left and C20 part-glazed door in C20 gabled porch to
right of centre. Irregular glazing of 1- and 2-light casement windows, 2
original 2-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to first floor right of
centre; stone surrounds of others survive. Right gable end has 3-light
part-blocked ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to ground floor with hood mould,
similar window to first floor, similar 2-light window to attic floor and
hollow-chamfered string courses at attic floor level and above attic window.
Chamfered plinth to gable end, quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers. late
C19 or early c20 lean-to extension to rear. Interior: ogee-stop-chamfered spine
beams and open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Stone corner
fireplace with moulded Tudor-arched head. Stone cellar. Formerly a public house,
Listing NGR: SP6904660655
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Source: English Heritage
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