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Description: Blackbourne (Estate Office)
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 284157
OS Grid Reference: TL8967878178
OS Grid Coordinates: 589678, 278178
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3688, 0.7847
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TL 87 NE EUSTON EUSTON PARK
listed as Hall
Former farmhouse. C17. 2 storeys and attics. Possible timber-
framed core, but largely encased in early C19 flint: mainly
kidney flints with an admixture of red brick headers. Red brick
string course, rusticated quoins and surrounds to windows.
Plaintiles to front slope of roof, black glazed pantiles to rear
slope. An internal chimney stack with diagonally set base and 4
shafts with diaper-patterned early C19 bricks: 2 end chimney-
stacks: high copings and corbels to the gables. 3-light casement
windows, some with square leaded panes and remains of crown
glass; those on the ground storey have segmental arched heads to
the brick surrounds. 2 flat-headed dormers in the rear slope of
the roof. Enclosed, flat-roofed porch: door with 6 flush panels
and slightly pointed arch to surround and fanlight. The interior
mainly Georgian: some panelling and boxed-in beams: deep inner
splays and shutters to windows. A fine original late C17 dog-leg
stair, with turned balusters, rises the whole height of the
house. Roof with principal rafters, cambered collars and
slightly stepped butt purlins. An early C19 2-storey addition to
the rear in matching materials, with a shallow-pitched pantiled
Listing NGR: TL8967878178
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Source: English Heritage
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