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Poplars House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothersthorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.2056 / 52°12'20"N

Longitude: -0.9554 / 0°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 471480

OS Northings: 256884

OS Grid: SP714568

Mapcode National: GBR BWK.R89

Mapcode Global: VHDS4.DT8L

Entry Name: Poplars House

Listing Date: 3 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234817

Location: Rothersthorpe, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Rothersthorpe

Built-Up Area: Rothersthorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Rothersthorpe St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP75NW (North side)
Poplars House


House, formerly farmhouse. c.1700 altered C18 and C19, Coursed squared
ironstone, thatch roof, stone end and ridge stacks, brick end stack to left.
L-plan with through-passage. 2 storeys and attic 5-window range. 6-panel door
to right of centre with pegged wood surround, wood lintel and straight hood on
brackets. Blacked door to left with moulded stone surround. Pair of 16-pane sash
windows to right with stop-chamfered wood lintels. Otherwise 2-light casement
windows to ground and 1st. floors with stone surrounds-of original stone mullion
windows. Blocked window to lst fluor left. Projecting wing to far left has
similar 2-light windows to right side, a blacked cellar and ground floor window
to gable end, 3-light casement window to 1st floor replacing stone mullion
window and pair of blacked vertical oval windows to gable with keyed stone
surrounds, chamfered plinth and quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers.
Left side elevation has one 2-light ovolo-moulded lst floor window. Rear
elevation has C20 plank door to right of centre with chamfered stone jambs and
moulded stone lintel. Full height stair turret to left of centre has blocked
2-light stone mullion cellar window, pair of stepped 1-light windows lighting
flights to ground arid 1st floors with moulded stone surrounds and hood moulds,
blocked circular window with moulded stone surround, and stone-coped gable with
kneelers. 16-pane window to ground floor far left with wood lintel, 2- and S-
light casement windows to ground floor with moulded stone surrounds of original
Stone mullion windows. lst floor has 4-light ovolo-notilded stone mullion leaded
window to far left, similar 2-light windows to left of stair turret and above
of and similar 3-light window to right of turret. Gabled dormer window above
latter with similar 3-light window. Interior: Dog-leg staircase from ground
floor to attic with turned balusters. Ogee stop-chamfered spine beams. One room
with fielded panelling and 2 fitted cupboards with round-arched heads and shaped
shelves. Similar cupboard in another room. Stone-flagged hall. Stone cellar.

Listing NGR: SP7148056884

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