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Latitude: 52.5325 / 52°31'56"N
Longitude: -0.7223 / 0°43'20"W
OS Eastings: 486765
OS Northings: 293498
OS Grid: SP867934
Mapcode National: GBR CTB.B5L
Mapcode Global: VHDQQ.FLHZ
Entry Name: Number 45 and Attached Outbuildings and Stables
Listing Date: 10 November 1955
Last Amended: 6 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1236405
English Heritage Legacy ID: 427382
Location: Caldecott, Rutland, LE16
Civil Parish: Caldecott
Traditional County: Rutland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland
Church of England Parish: Caldecott St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
CALDECOTT MAIN STREET
No 45 and attached
listed as The Olde
House with attached outbuildings and stables. Probably C17, refronted 1789 as
dated on plaque. Plaque also carries initials IEB. Ironstone ashlar front with
brown Uppingham stone quoins and lintel band, and other dressings in pale
limestone. Remainder ironstone rubble. Thatched roof with coped gables, C19
brick chimneys with dentil caps to gables and to right of centre. 2 storeys and
attic, 3 bays. Flush limestone sill strings. 3-light barred wood and metal
casements with shaped lintels, the ground floor windows with some early C20
leaded glazing and triple limestone keyblocks, the upper windows with bonded
limestone jambs and single keyblocks. Blocked doorway between left bays with
similar lintel and keyblock and date in lozenge-shaped plaque above. 6-panelled
door with plain lintel between right bays. Attic windows in gables. C19
2-storey wing with slate roof to rear of left bay. To right a lower thatched
roof is carried across cart entry and outbuilding. Beyond this outbuilding is
another, with C17 banded limestone and ironstone walls, altered hipped roof of
C20 asbestos slates, and 3 high wooden windows. At right-angles to rear of
thatched outbuilding is a C18 stable range with steeply pitched corrugated
asbestos roof, coped gable and 5 board doors. Interior of house not seen.
Stables used by Hunt family for breeding race-horses, including 2 winners of The
Grand National: "Playfair" (1888) and "Forbra" (1932). (M Neenan, Caldecott,
Listing NGR: SP8675893490
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