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Description: 2, 4, 6 and 8, Blakesley Hill
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 235090
OS Grid Reference: SP6673449884
OS Grid Coordinates: 466734, 249884
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1432, -1.0262
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GREENS NORTON BLAKESLEY HILL
SP6649 (East side)
11/71 Nos.2, 4, 6 and 8
17/05/60 (Formerly listed as No.2,
No.4, No.6, No.8)
4 cottages, formerly single dwelling, probably farmhouse. Dated 1694, with
earlier origins. Sub-divided, extended and altered C19; renovated C20. Coursed
ironstone and limestone rubble, C20 tile roof replacing thatch, C19 decorative
tile roof to No.8, brick ridge stacks. Probably 3-unit plan originally. 2
storeys and attic; 5-window range. C20 doors with timber lintels. Irregular
fenestration of 2- and 3-light casement windows, all with timber lintels.
Datestone above window to right of front door of No.6 inscribed H/WM/1694
flanked by spiral fluted colonnettes supporting broken pediment with cherub's
head. Interior of No.4 has open fireplace with cambered, chamfered, bressumer
dated 1654 and chamfered spine beams.
Listing NGR: SP6673449884
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Source: English Heritage
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