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Description: Kingstone House
Date Listed: 1 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 235308
OS Grid Reference: SP7797241118
OS Grid Coordinates: 477972, 241118
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0630, -0.8640
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OLD STRATFORD LONDON ROAD
SP74SE (East side)
7/71 No.7 (Kingston House)
01/12/51 (Formerly listed as Kingstone
House under Watling Street)
House. Mid C18, with early C19 alterations and additions. Coursed squared
limestone, slate roof, brick end stacks on stone bases. 2 storeys and attic;
5-window range. Two-unit, central-staircase plan. Central panelled door with
overlight approached by 3 stone steps in porch with slender cast-iron Doric
columns, plain rendered frieze, moulded rendered cornice and blocking cornice.
12-pane sash windows to ground and 1st floors with stone lintels and keyblocks.
Chamfered plinth, chamfered stone eaves and two roof dormers with segmental lead
roofs. 2-storey, 1-window wing to right with 2-light casement windows to ground
and ist floor, the former with stone lintel and keyblock. Depth of house has
been doubled by early C19 twin-gabled 2-storey extension of brick. Central
panelled part-glazed garden door with painted and coloured margin glazing in
fine cast-iron porch with ogee roof. Interior has fine open-well staircase from
ground floor to attic with column-on-vase balusters and square newel pasts.
Stone-flagged floor to hall. Fitted cupboard with round-arched head and shaped
shelves. Stone cellar.
Listing NGR: SP7797241118
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Source: English Heritage
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