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Description: 43 and 45, Old School Lane
Date Listed: 14 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235066
OS Grid Reference: SP6222750049
OS Grid Coordinates: 462227, 250049
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1452, -1.0920
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BLAKESLEY OLD SCHOOL LANE
SP6250 (South side)
10/47 Nos.43 and 45
House, divided into two dwellings. Mid C17 with wing of c.1700. L-plan,
originally 3-unit plan. Coursed squared ironstone banded with limestone,
asbestos tile roof, brick ridge and internal stacks, brick end stack to wing,
stone end stack to right with moulded base and cap to flue. 2 storeys and attic;
3-window range to front. Part-glazed plank door to right of centre with timber
lintel and straight hood on brackets. 3-light chamfered stone mullion windows to
ground floor with chamfered stone surrounds, that to ground floor with blocked
central light and hood mould. 3-light casement windows with stop-chamfered wood
lintels to ground and first floor left. Small rectangular window with timber
lintel to right of door; small 2-light casement above door with double-chamfered
stone lintel. County Fire insurance plaque between first floor left and centre
windows. Wing to rear left has 2-light flat-faced stone mullion windows with
moulded sills and surrounds and 2- and 3-light casement windows with timber
lintels. Quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Interior: No.43 has
ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams, one room with stop-chamfered joists. Staircase
from ground floor to attic with splat balusters and pointed finials.
Bolection-moulded corner fireplace. Stone flags, stone cellar and collar truss
roof. No.45 has open fireplace with cambered bressumer. Probably sub-divided as
early as late C18.
Listing NGR: SP6222750049
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Source: English Heritage
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