Description: Number 2 and 3 and Attached Outhouse
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235068
OS Grid Reference: SP6251750322
OS Grid Coordinates: 462517, 250322
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1477, -1.0878
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BLAKESLEY THE GREEN
SP6250 (North side)
10/49 Nos.2 and 3 and attached
(Formerly listed as House at
W end of The Green, immed.W of
School House on N side of road
and occupied by Mrs. Martin)
House (No.3). c.1800. Coursed squared ironstone, slate roof, stone end stacks.
Central 5-panel door with fanlight and stone surround with Doric pilasters,
plain frieze and deep cornice. C19 horned sash windows to ground floor with
flat-arched heads. Plinth, storey bands, moulded cornice with ball finials to
left and right ends and stone-coped gables. 2-storey, attached, outhouse to
right includes 3-bay stable and hayloft facing yard to rear. Slate roof.
Chamfered stone eaves and stone-coped gable. 2-storey, 2-window attached cottage
(No.2) to left balances outhouse and has central part-glazed door with timber
lintel; 3-light casement windows to ground and first floors. Slate roof and
brick end and ridge stacks. Chamfered stone eaves and stone-coped gable.
Probably built as the service cottage to No.3. Interior: No.3 has staircase hall
with open well staircase from ground floor to attic with stick balusters and
ramped and wreathed handrail. Fine 6-panel doors in moulded doorcases. Known as
The Lodge before 1914.
(P.B. Kingston, 'Blakesley Then and Now', 1983, p.9).
Listing NGR: SP6251750322
Source: English Heritage
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