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The Briars, Blakesley

Description: The Briars

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235069

OS Grid Reference: SP6258350301
OS Grid Coordinates: 462583, 250301
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1475, -1.0868

Location: Church Street, Blakesley, Northamptonshire NN12 8RD

Locality: Blakesley
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 8RD

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Listing Text

SP6250 (North side)
10/50 Nos.5 and 6 (The Briars)
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as School
House and house abutting and
on West of School House)


House (No.6), formerly farmhouse. Mid C18. Coursed squared ironstone, plain-tile
roof, stone end and ridge stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window
range. 6-panel part-glazed door to left of centre, approached by 3 moulded stone
steps, in moulded wood surround, with timber lintel and wide porch on thin
cast-iron columns. 3-light casement windows to ground and first floors. 3-light
chamfered stone mullion cellar window to left of door. Plinth and chamfered
stone eaves and stone-coped gables with kneelers. 3 hipped roof dormers.
Overhanging canted bay to right gable end at ground floor level overlooking
street. Lower late C18/early C19 2-storey, 2-window addition to left (no.5) with
6-panel door with timber lintel and straight hood on brackets. 3-light casement
to left, and small rectangular window to far left, both with timber lintels.
2-light casements to first floor and blocked door to first-floor left. Interior:
No.6 has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams, stone-flagged floors and open
fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Dog-leg staircase from ground floor to attic
with slender turned balusters. Fitted cupboard with shaped shelves. Stone
cellar. Collar truss roof.

Listing NGR: SP6258350301

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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