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The Poplars and Attached Stables, Blakesley

Description: The Poplars and Attached Stables

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235070

OS Grid Reference: SP6261450271
OS Grid Coordinates: 462614, 250271
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1472, -1.0863

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)
10/51 No.7 (The Poplars) and
01/12/51 attached stables
(Formerly listed as The
Poplars Farmhouse, barns and


Farmhouse. Mid C17 (dated 1653) with C19 additions and alterations. Coursed
squared ironstone, plain-tile roof, stone ridge and end stacks, flue to end
stack rebuilt in red brick. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window front range.
Central 6-panel part-glazed door in moulded wood surround with overlight and
timber lintel. A 4-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion window to ground floor
right with hood mould and similar window to ground floor left. A similar 2-light
window above door, similar 3-light window to first floor right. A 4-light stone
mullion and transom window to first floor left with hood mould. A 3-light
chamfered stone mullion window in gable of wing to rear left. Quoins, chamfered
stone plinth and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Attached stable wing to right
with plain-tile roof. Single storey and loft. Interior: stop-chamfered spine
beams, moulded stop-chamfered spine beams and large open fireplace in kitchen
with moulded cambered bressumer. ?K 1653 inscribed on mullion of first floor
window. 2 bolection-moulded timber chimneypieces in upstairs rooms, one with
early C19 grate.

Listing NGR: SP6261450271

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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