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The Old Dukes Head

A Grade II Listed Building in Polebrook, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4712 / 52°28'16"N

Longitude: -0.4298 / 0°25'47"W

OS Eastings: 506754

OS Northings: 287080

OS Grid: TL067870

Mapcode National: GBR FY5.04N

Mapcode Global: VHFNQ.H4MW

Entry Name: The Old Dukes Head

Listing Date: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232663

Location: Polebrook, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Polebrook

Built-Up Area: Polebrook

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Polebrook All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

TL0687 (West side)
19/108 The Old Dukes Head

Public house now house. Dated 1595. Regular coursed limestone with thatch roof.
Originally probably 3-unit plan. Single storey with attic. 4-window range.
Canted bay window with stone base to far left. Horizontal sliding sash, with
glazing bars, to left and C19 and C20 casements to right, all under wood
lintels. 2 C19 casements under eyebrow dormers. Central C20 door under wood
lintel. Remains of chamfered plinth. Gabled roof to left and hipped roof to
right. Brick stacks at ridge. Interior: room to right of entrance has ceiling
beams with roundel decoration and elaborate ogee and bar stops with
fleur-de-lis. 2 open fireplaces, one has vine decoration and date 1.S/.1595 on
bressumer. Timber-framed partition between centre and south rooms. Roof
structure has clasped purlins.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p135)

Listing NGR: TL0675487080

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