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The Poplars and Attached Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Blakesley, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1472 / 52°8'49"N

Longitude: -1.0863 / 1°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 462614

OS Northings: 250271

OS Grid: SP626502

Mapcode National: GBR 9VV.86C

Mapcode Global: VHCW0.4919

Entry Name: The Poplars and Attached Stables

Listing Date: 1 December 1951

Last Amended: 14 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235070

Location: Blakesley, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN12

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Blakesley

Built-Up Area: Blakesley

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Blakesley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6250 (North side)
10/51 No.7 (The Poplars) and
01/12/51 attached stables
(Formerly listed as The
Poplars Farmhouse, barns and


Farmhouse. Mid C17 (dated 1653) with C19 additions and alterations. Coursed
squared ironstone, plain-tile roof, stone ridge and end stacks, flue to end
stack rebuilt in red brick. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window front range.
Central 6-panel part-glazed door in moulded wood surround with overlight and
timber lintel. A 4-light hollow-chamfered stone mullion window to ground floor
right with hood mould and similar window to ground floor left. A similar 2-light
window above door, similar 3-light window to first floor right. A 4-light stone
mullion and transom window to first floor left with hood mould. A 3-light
chamfered stone mullion window in gable of wing to rear left. Quoins, chamfered
stone plinth and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Attached stable wing to right
with plain-tile roof. Single storey and loft. Interior: stop-chamfered spine
beams, moulded stop-chamfered spine beams and large open fireplace in kitchen
with moulded cambered bressumer. ?K 1653 inscribed on mullion of first floor
window. 2 bolection-moulded timber chimneypieces in upstairs rooms, one with
early C19 grate.

Listing NGR: SP6261450271

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

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