Description: Elmtree House
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 234831
OS Grid Reference: SP7284153614
OS Grid Coordinates: 472841, 253614
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1760, -0.9362
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SP 7254 BLISWORTH COURTEENHALL ROAD
10/5 No.ll (Elmtree House)
House, formerly farmhouse. Early-mid C17, altered C19 and C20. Coursed ironstone
rubble banded with limestone, slate roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 3-unit
through-passage plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. C20 door to right of centre with
wood lintel, and C20 casement windows to ground and 1st floors of one, two,
three and four lights, all with wood lintels. 2-light basement window to left
with double-chamfered stone surround, quoins and stone-coped gable with kneelers
to right. Roof raised C19 in coursed squared ironstone and limestone. Interior
has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams and some original ogee-stop-chamfered
joists. Open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer, carved with stylized
plant to centre. Wall painting with inscription from Psalm 143: "Teach mee to
doe thy will for thou art/God: let thy good spirit leade me into/Righteousness".
Fitted cupboard with round-arched head, shaped shelves, Greek key frieze and
dentilled cornice. Stone cellar.
Listing NGR: SP7284153614
Source: English Heritage
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