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The Laurels

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wappenham, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1065 / 52°6'23"N

Longitude: -1.0861 / 1°5'9"W

OS Eastings: 462691

OS Northings: 245747

OS Grid: SP626457

Mapcode National: GBR 9W7.VN2

Mapcode Global: VHCW6.496Z

Entry Name: The Laurels

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234605

Location: Wappenham, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Wappenham

Built-Up Area: Wappenham

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Wappenham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6245 (North side)
11/95 The Laurels


Farmhouse. Early C18. Limestone ashlar with ironstone dressings, slate roof,
stone end stacks with paired square chimneys. T-plan. 2 storeys and attic;
5-window range. Central 4-panel door with overlight in moulded wood surround
with moulded eaved stone surround with keyblock and broken pediment framing
horizontal oval panel topped by small ball finial. 3-light casements windows
either side of door with flat-arched heads and keyblocks, moulded stone sills
and jambs, and 2-light casements with moulded stone sills and surrounds with
keyblocks to first floor. Chamfered plinth and quoins, moulded string course,
moulded stone eaves, central roof dormer and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Similar 1-light windows to right side elevation and similar windows in wing to
rear. Interior has stop-chamfered spine beams; open fireplace in kitchen with
stop-chamfered bressumer and bread oven, dog-leg staircase from ground floor to
attic with turned balusters, bolection moulded wood chimneypiece in upper room
and stone cellar.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.442).

Listing NGR: SP6269145747

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