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The Old Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmdon, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.093 / 52°5'34"N

Longitude: -1.1357 / 1°8'8"W

OS Eastings: 459310

OS Northings: 244199

OS Grid: SP593441

Mapcode National: GBR 8V1.MPS

Mapcode Global: VHCW5.8NGD

Entry Name: The Old Cross

Listing Date: 22 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234529

Location: Helmdon, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN13

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Helmdon

Built-Up Area: Helmdon

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Helmdon St Mary Magdelene with Stuchbury and Radstone

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

HELMDON CROSS LANE
SP54SE (North side)
5/19 The Old Cross

- II

House, formerly inn. Late C17. Coursed squared limestone, slate roof, brick end
and ridge stacks. 2-unit plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. Central C20 door in
bolection moulded stone surround flanked by Tuscan columns not supporting frieze
and cornice above door, 2-light flat-faced stone mullion windows either side of
door with stone sills and surrounds, similar windows to first floor but with
casements and small rectangular window to first floor left with moulded stone
sill and plain stone jambs and lintel. 2 gabled roof dormers. C20 single-storey
semi-circular link at left end to attached barn, now converted and part of house
and 2-storey C19 extension to right with 3-light casement to ground floor and
2-light casement to first floor, both with timber lintels. Interior has ogee
stop-chamfered spine beams and some stop-chamfered joists, large open fireplace
with chamfered segmental stone arch and bread oven, and bolection moulded stone
corner fireplace. Said to have been an inn and called 'The George'.


Listing NGR: SP5931044199

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