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Elm Bank, Wicken

Description: Elm Bank

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235376

OS Grid Reference: SP7433639295
OS Grid Coordinates: 474336, 239295
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0471, -0.9175

Location: Leckhamstead Road, Wicken, Northamptonshire MK19 6BY

Locality: Wicken
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: MK19 6BY

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Listing Text

SP7439 (West side)
17/139 No.6 (Elm Bank)


Cottage. Dated 1707 with C19 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, thatch roof,
brick ridge and end stack. 2-storey, 2-window range. Two-unit lobby-entry plan.
C20 door just left of centre with wood lintel in C20 gabled porch. Sundial above
door and within porch with inscription to face: Memorandum/those 4 Elms
was/planted on this hill/in Feb. 1709 by RW AC and RB. 3-light casement window
to ground floor left, 2-light casement to ground floor right, and similar window
to ground floor far right, all with wood lintels. 2-light casements to 1st floor
in eyebrow dormers. Left end stack has datestone to base inscribed 17 W 07/RA.
Interior has chamfered spine beams and blocked inglenook with C19 cast-iron

Listing NGR: SP7433639295

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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