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The Shires

A Grade II Listed Building in Denford, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3783 / 52°22'41"N

Longitude: -0.5437 / 0°32'37"W

OS Eastings: 499228

OS Northings: 276585

OS Grid: SP992765

Mapcode National: GBR FYZ.TLL

Mapcode Global: VHFP1.JHF4

Entry Name: The Shires

Listing Date: 31 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232468

Location: Denford, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN14

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Denford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Denford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

(South side)

17/36 The Shires


House. Probably C17 origins, mainly mid C18. Squared coursed limestone with
concrete tile roof. Originally probably 2-unit plan. 2 storeys. 3-window range
of sash windows with glazing bars under stone lintels with keyblocks. Window
heads to left-hand bays are linked by flat ashlar band. 5-panel door to right of
centre under C19 wooden hood. Chamfered plinth. Ashlar gable parapet to right
and central rebuilt brick stack. Straight joint above door may be evidence of
blocked window. Right gable has sash window at first floor, similar to the front
and C20 bow window at ground floor. Interior not inspected but noted as having
panelled window reveals. "The Cottage" (q.v.) adjoining may originally have been
a cross wing to this house.

Listing NGR: SP9922876585

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