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Description: Stone Works Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 234855
OS Grid Reference: SP7300252927
OS Grid Coordinates: 473002, 252927
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1698, -0.9340
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SP 75 SW BLISWORTH STOKE ROAD
4/32 Stone Works Farmhouse and
Farmhouse. Early C19. Limestone ashlar, hipped slate roofs, brick rear lateral
stacks. L plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Central 4-panel door with fanlight in
rusticated stone surround. 16-pane sash windows to ground and 1st floors with
stone lintels and keyblocks. Plinth, storey band, moulded stone eaves and
blocking cornice. Central bay breaks forward and has pediment with inscription
BLISWORTH/STONE WORKS. Single-storey, 5-bay wing to right with central C20 door
in porch with Tuscan columns and plain entablature. Windows are flanked by plain
pilasters and have segmental-arched heads and raised keyblocks. Imposts band and
moulded stone eaves. 2-storey wing to rear left, possibly extension has sash
window and C20 door and other C20 windows. Attached single-storey L-plan
outbuilding has hipped slate roof and is open to yard to rear of house on Greek
Doric columns. Interior not inspected. Blisworth stone quarry was opened in 1821
and formed part of the Northamptonshire estates of the Dukes of Grafton.
Listing NGR: SP7300252927
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Source: English Heritage
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