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The Old Bakery

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0716 / 52°4'17"N

Longitude: -1.2634 / 1°15'48"W

OS Eastings: 450581

OS Northings: 241725

OS Grid: SP505417

Mapcode National: GBR 7SX.5CG

Mapcode Global: VHCW9.16X7

Entry Name: The Old Bakery

Listing Date: 22 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041121

English Heritage Legacy ID: 234487

Location: Middleton Cheney, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Middleton Cheney

Built-Up Area: Middleton Cheney

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Middleton Cheney All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP5041 (East side)
Lower Middleton
13/215 No.5 (The Old Bakery)


House and bakery. C17, enlarged C18 and C19. Coursed limestone and ironstone
rubble, slate roof, flanking brick and stone stacks. Through passage plan
originally single cell, enlarged one bay to left in C18; projecting bakery wing
added C19. 2 storeys, attic and cellar. 3 bays, Doorway in second bay from right
has wood lintel and C20 ribbed plank door. Overlight with stone mullion and
square hood. 3-light window with stone mullions and square hood to right.
Similar window in right bay on first floor. 2-light window with stone mullions
but no hood in central bay. Small one-light window with wood lintel to left. C19
wing projects from left, coursed limestone and ironstone rubble, corrugated iron
roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Doorway in left bay with wood lintel and half glazed
door. 2 doorways in second and third bays with stone lintels and plank doors.
Sash windows with stone lintels on ground floor, and a right bay on first floor.
2- and 3-light casements in left and centre bays. Interior: C17 well staircase
with flat balusters and square newels with moulded finials. Dog gate an first
flight of stairs. Noted as the earliest framed stair recorded in a small house
within the region (Wood-Jones). Stop chamfered ceiling joists.
(R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, 1963,
p.172. Plan and Elevation).

Listing NGR: SP5058141725

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