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Latitude: 52.4712 / 52°28'16"N
Longitude: -0.4298 / 0°25'47"W
OS Eastings: 506754
OS Northings: 287080
OS Grid: TL067870
Mapcode National: GBR FY5.04N
Mapcode Global: VHFNQ.H4MW
Entry Name: The Old Dukes Head
Listing Date: 25 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1040234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 232663
Location: Polebrook, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8
District: East Northamptonshire
Civil Parish: Polebrook
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Polebrook All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
POLEBROOK DUKES STREET
TL0687 (West side)
19/108 The Old Dukes Head
Public house now house. Dated 1595. Regular coursed limestone with thatch roof.
Originally probably 3-unit plan. Single storey with attic. 4-window range.
Canted bay window with stone base to far left. Horizontal sliding sash, with
glazing bars, to left and C19 and C20 casements to right, all under wood
lintels. 2 C19 casements under eyebrow dormers. Central C20 door under wood
lintel. Remains of chamfered plinth. Gabled roof to left and hipped roof to
right. Brick stacks at ridge. Interior: room to right of entrance has ceiling
beams with roundel decoration and elaborate ogee and bar stops with
fleur-de-lis. 2 open fireplaces, one has vine decoration and date 1.S/.1595 on
bressumer. Timber-framed partition between centre and south rooms. Roof
structure has clasped purlins.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p135)
Listing NGR: TL0675487080
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