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Clematis Cottage laburnum Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Blisworth, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1712 / 52°10'16"N

Longitude: -0.9359 / 0°56'9"W

OS Eastings: 472869

OS Northings: 253079

OS Grid: SP728530

Mapcode National: GBR BWZ.XWJ

Mapcode Global: VHDSB.QPLF

Entry Name: Clematis Cottage laburnum Cottage

Listing Date: 15 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1294411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234854

Location: Blisworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Blisworth

Built-Up Area: Blisworth

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Blisworth St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 7254 BLISWORTH STOKE ROAD
(East side)
10/31 No.83 (Laburnum Cottage) and
No.85 (Clematis Cottage)

II


Pair of cottages. C18 with C19 and C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble,
thatch roof, brick ridge stacks. No.83 has one-unit plan with one-unit addition.
No.85 has a 2-unit plan. 2-storey, 2-window range. Plank doors to left and right
of centre, with wood lintels and thatched hoods. 3-light leaded casement windows
to ground floor except for similar 2-light window to ground floor far right.
2-light leaded windows to 1st floor in eyebrow dormers. All windows have wood
lintels. Interior. Both cottages have open fireplaces with stop-chamfered
bressumer, that to No.85 with salt cupboard. Chamfered spine beams. Formerly
known as Legger's cottages. The cottages are situated near the North portal of
the Blisworth tunnel on the Grand Union Canal, which was negotiated by
professional leggers, who lay on the top of canal barges and legged them through
the tunnel.


Listing NGR: SP7286953079

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