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Poplar House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kempsford, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.675 / 51°40'29"N

Longitude: -1.7938 / 1°47'37"W

OS Eastings: 414355

OS Northings: 197374

OS Grid: SU143973

Mapcode National: GBR 4SW.WVR

Mapcode Global: VHB30.V5K9

Entry Name: Poplar House

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 128933

Location: Kempsford, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Kempsford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Kempsford with Whelford

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


7/88 Poplar House


Large detached house. Early C18, enlarged 1817. Coursed rubble
stone with alternating flush quoins, stone slate roof with
artificial stone slates to rear, short end stone stacks with
moulded cornices. Single main range of 2 storeys and attic with
2-storey extension to left of early C18 for dairy and cheese room,
now in domestic use, and rear lean-to across main block of 2-
storeys. Main block heightened in 1817 above string course over
ground floor windows, semi-circular date plaque with moulded edge
and initials HK over original place of front door. Four windows,
2-light stone mullion and transoms in plain surrounds. Ground
floor has 2 originally C18 2-light mullion and transoms to left,
and 3-light to right, and new 2-light in same style to right of
centre in place of front door. Entrance now at rear through C20
corner stone porch. Two small gabled dormers. Rear lean-to of 2
storeys with cambered brick arches, probably early C19, post
arrival of Thames and Severn Canal and availability of brick. Small
brick stack.

Listing NGR: SU1435597374

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

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