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Upper Gate House and Lower Gate House, Denton

Description: Upper Gate House and Lower Gate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235484

OS Grid Reference: SP8383358069
OS Grid Coordinates: 483833, 258069
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2145, -0.7744

Location: 2 Church Way, Denton, Northamptonshire NN7 1DQ

Locality: Denton
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 1DQ

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Listing Text

SP8358 (East side)
15/84 Upper Gate House and Lower
Gate House


Pair of houses, formerly inn. C18, altered C20. Coursed squared limestone, reed
thatch roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 2- and 3- unit plans. 2 storeys and
attic; 7-window range. Central carriage arch with depressed-arched head. C20
2-light casement window to far left and to right of centre, that to left (Lower
Gate House) with flat-arched head, that to right (Upper Gate House) with wood
lintel. 2-light casement windows to ground and 1st floors with flat-arched
heads. Two roof dormers with 2-light casement windows. Stone-coped gables. Ridge
stack to right of centre is cross-shaped and is partly original. Interior: Lower
Gate House has large open fireplace with chamfered bressumer in room which was
formerly a bakery. Chamfered spine beams, old stud crown glass overlight. Collar
truss roof with 2 tiers of purlins and ridge piece. Upper Gate House has spine

Listing NGR: SP8383358069

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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