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Kendal House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blakesley, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1461 / 52°8'45"N

Longitude: -1.0882 / 1°5'17"W

OS Eastings: 462492

OS Northings: 250147

OS Grid: SP624501

Mapcode National: GBR 9VV.FQ3

Mapcode Global: VHCW0.3B24

Entry Name: Kendal House

Listing Date: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294394

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235060

Location: Blakesley, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Blakesley

Built-Up Area: Blakesley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Blakesley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6250 (East side)
10/213 Kendal House (No.7)


House. Early C18 with C19 alterations. Coursed squared ironstone, slate roof,
blue brick ridge and end stacks on stone bases. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys and
attic; 5-window range. Central 6-panel door with wood lintel and straight hood
on brackets, approached by 3 stone steps. Two canted bay windows to right of
centre with horned sashes, otherwise horned sash windows to ground and first
floors, all with wood lintels. 4-light chamfered stone mullion cellar window to
left of door, quoins to 3 C19 gabled dormer windows. Long 2-storey wing to rear
left. Interior: ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams; open fireplace with
ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer; open-well staircase from ground floor to attic
with serpentine splat balusters; fitted cupboard with semi-domed head; stone
cellar. Believed to have been a coaching inn and the original 'Red Lion';
malting house and corn chandlers premises C19.
(P.B. Kingston, "Blakesley Then and Now", 1983, p.2).

Listing NGR: SP6249250147

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