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Tudor Cottage, Grafton Regis

Description: Tudor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 235273

OS Grid Reference: SP7560246541
OS Grid Coordinates: 475602, 246541
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1120, -0.8974

Location: Northampton Road, Grafton Regis, Northamptonshire NN12 7SR

Locality: Grafton Regis
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN12 7SR

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Listing Text

SP7546 (East side)
13/36 Tudor Cottage


Cottage. Dated 1653 with C19 and C20 extensions. Coursed squared limestone,
thatch roof, brick end stacks, that to left original with stone base. 2-storey,
2-window range. 2-unit plan with narrow central unit divided in two with
entrance lobby and staircase to front, pantry to rear. Central C20 door with
wood lintel. 2-light casement windows to ground and 1st floors, those to ground
floor replacing stone mullion windows and retaining hood moulds, those to 1st
floor in eyebrow dormers. 2-storey, 1-bay extension to left side, single-storey
C20 extension to rear. Datestone has fleur-de-lis flanked by roses below date.
Ironstone quoins. Interior: little-altered plan with timber stud partitions to
central entrance bay. Ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams to rooms either side. Open
fireplace with chamfered bressumer. Stone doorway to left end wall, now
internal, with sunk chamfered with 4-centred head, cut spandrels and rectangular
moulded stone surround; Cl6 and almost certainly re-used, stone fireplace to
room upstairs with moulded Tudor-arched head and cut spandrels, probably of
similar date to doorway and from same source. Winder stair and roof with pair of
trusses over central bay with clasped principals and collars; ridge piece and 2
tiers of purlins.

Listing NGR: SP7560246541

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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