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Olivers Folly

A Grade II Listed Building in Woodnewton, North Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5372 / 52°32'13"N

Longitude: -0.4742 / 0°28'27"W

OS Eastings: 503586

OS Northings: 294355

OS Grid: TL035943

Mapcode National: GBR FX4.T3C

Mapcode Global: VHFN9.QHPB

Plus Code: 9C4XGGPG+V8

Entry Name: Olivers Folly

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422532

ID on this website: 101065990

Location: Woodnewton, North Northamptonshire, PE8

County: North Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Woodnewton

Built-Up Area: Woodnewton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Woodnewton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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TL0394 (North side)
19/200 No.12 (Olivers Folly)
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as The Horse
and Jockey)
Public house, now house. Probably early/mid C18 extended late C18 and C19.
Squared coursed limestone and lias with thatch roof. Originally 2-unit plan now
T-shape. Single storey with attic. Elevation to Main Street has gable end,
abutting road, to left. One-window range, to right, with leaded casement under
wood lintel. C20 casement, to attic, in gable end is also under wood lintel.
Right return wall of cross-wing has C19 style casement, under wood lintel, and
part leaded casement, under eyebrow dormer to attic. Niche at abutment of ranges
has wood lintel. Elevation to left of gable is a similar one-window range with a
C19 part-glazed door under a wood lintel. Gable end, to right, has C20 lean-to
porch, with casement window above, under wood lintel. Brick stacks at ridge and
end. Wing to rear is similar, with thatch roof and lower eaves level. Interior
not inspected. Formerly The Horse and Jockey public house.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p170)

Listing NGR: TL0358694355

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