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79 and 81, Bedford Road, Little Houghton

Description: 79 and 81, Bedford Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235536

OS Grid Reference: SP8065959536
OS Grid Coordinates: 480659, 259536
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2281, -0.8205

Location: Bedford Road, Little Houghton, Northamptonshire NN7 1AB

Locality: Little Houghton
Local Authority: South Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN7 1AB

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Listing Text

SP8059 (North side)
11/136 Nos.79 and 81

- II

Pair of cottages. Late C17/early C18 extended C18 and altered C19 and C20.
Coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, C20 interlocking tile roof, brick end
and ridge stacks. Probably a 2-unit plan originally, extended to 3 with further
one-unit extension. Original core (shared between 79 and 81) has blocked door,
formerly central, with wood lintel and 3-light casement windows to ground floor
and 1st floor left and 2-light C20 casement to 1st floor right, all with wood
lintels. This core has alternate bands of ironstone and limestone to its
walling. C18 full height, 1-bay extension to right is chiefly of coursed
limestone rubble with ironstone quoins. This part has 4-panel door of No.81 to
left with wood lintel and C20 hood, a C20 3-light casement to ground floor right
and 2-light casement to 1st floor both with wood lintels. Ironstone-coped gables
with kneelers either end of extended core. Lower 2-storey, 1-window extension to
left with 4-panel door to No.79 to right with C20 hood, and 3-light casements to
ground and lst floor, all with wood lintels. Interior noted as having chamfered
spine beams.

Listing NGR: SP8065959536

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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