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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1294411
English Heritage Legacy ID: 234854
Location: Blisworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7
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
SP 7254 BLISWORTH STOKE ROAD
10/31 No.83 (Laburnum Cottage) and
No.85 (Clematis Cottage)
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
Listing NGR: SP7286953079
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