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Poplars House, Rothersthorpe

Description: Poplars House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 234817

OS Grid Reference: SP7148056884
OS Grid Coordinates: 471480, 256884
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2056, -0.9554

Location: North Street, Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire NN7 3BH

Locality: Rothersthorpe
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 3BH

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Listing Text

SP75NW (North side)
Poplars House


House, formerly farmhouse. c.1700 altered C18 and C19, Coursed squared
ironstone, thatch roof, stone end and ridge stacks, brick end stack to left.
L-plan with through-passage. 2 storeys and attic 5-window range. 6-panel door
to right of centre with pegged wood surround, wood lintel and straight hood on
brackets. Blacked door to left with moulded stone surround. Pair of 16-pane sash
windows to right with stop-chamfered wood lintels. Otherwise 2-light casement
windows to ground and 1st. floors with stone surrounds-of original stone mullion
windows. Blocked window to lst fluor left. Projecting wing to far left has
similar 2-light windows to right side, a blacked cellar and ground floor window
to gable end, 3-light casement window to 1st floor replacing stone mullion
window and pair of blacked vertical oval windows to gable with keyed stone
surrounds, chamfered plinth and quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Left side elevation has one 2-light ovolo-moulded lst floor window. Rear
elevation has C20 plank door to right of centre with chamfered stone jambs and
moulded stone lintel. Full height stair turret to left of centre has blocked
2-light stone mullion cellar window, pair of stepped 1-light windows lighting
flights to ground arid 1st floors with moulded stone surrounds and hood moulds,
blocked circular window with moulded stone surround, and stone-coped gable with
kneelers. 16-pane window to ground floor far left with wood lintel, 2- and S-
light casement windows to ground floor with moulded stone surrounds of original
Stone mullion windows. lst floor has 4-light ovolo-notilded stone mullion leaded
window to far left, similar 2-light windows to left of stair turret and above
of and similar 3-light window to right of turret. Gabled dormer window above
latter with similar 3-light window. Interior: Dog-leg staircase from ground
floor to attic with turned balusters. Ogee stop-chamfered spine beams. One room
with fielded panelling and 2 fitted cupboards with round-arched heads and shaped
shelves. Similar cupboard in another room. Stone-flagged hall. Stone cellar.

Listing NGR: SP7148056884

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Source: English Heritage

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