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Elmtree House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blisworth, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.176 / 52°10'33"N

Longitude: -0.9362 / 0°56'10"W

OS Eastings: 472841

OS Northings: 253614

OS Grid: SP728536

Mapcode National: GBR BWZ.J46

Mapcode Global: VHDSB.QKFR

Entry Name: Elmtree House

Listing Date: 17 May 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041008

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234831

Location: Blisworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7

County: Northamptonshire

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

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Listing Text

(East side)
10/5 No.ll (Elmtree House)


House, formerly farmhouse. Early-mid C17, altered C19 and C20. Coursed ironstone
rubble banded with limestone, slate roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 3-unit
through-passage plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. C20 door to right of centre with
wood lintel, and C20 casement windows to ground and 1st floors of one, two,
three and four lights, all with wood lintels. 2-light basement window to left
with double-chamfered stone surround, quoins and stone-coped gable with kneelers
to right. Roof raised C19 in coursed squared ironstone and limestone. Interior
has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams and some original ogee-stop-chamfered
joists. Open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer, carved with stylized
plant to centre. Wall painting with inscription from Psalm 143: "Teach mee to
doe thy will for thou art/God: let thy good spirit leade me into/Righteousness".
Fitted cupboard with round-arched head, shaped shelves, Greek key frieze and
dentilled cornice. Stone cellar.

Listing NGR: SP7284153614

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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