Elmtree House

16 Sep 2001
Elmtree House, Courteenhall Road, Blisworth, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7 3DD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SP 7254 BLISWORTH COURTEENHALL ROAD (East side) 10/5 No.ll (Elmtree House) 17/05/60


House, formerly farmhouse. Early-mid C17, altered C19 and C20. Coursed ironstone rubble banded with limestone, slate roof, brick end and ridge stacks. 3-unit through-passage plan. 2-storey, 3-window range. C20 door to right of centre with wood lintel, and C20 casement windows to ground and 1st floors of one, two, three and four lights, all with wood lintels. 2-light basement window to left with double-chamfered stone surround, quoins and stone-coped gable with kneelers to right. Roof raised C19 in coursed squared ironstone and limestone. Interior has ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams and some original ogee-stop-chamfered joists. Open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer, carved with stylized plant to centre. Wall painting with inscription from Psalm 143: "Teach mee to doe thy will for thou art/God: let thy good spirit leade me into/Righteousness".

Fitted cupboard with round-arched head, shaped shelves, Greek key frieze and dentilled cornice. Stone cellar.

Listing NGR: SP7284153614


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1622 IOE Records taken by Rod Poxon; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Rod Poxon. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Poxon, Rod

Rights Holder: Poxon, Rod


Ironstone, Limestone, Rubble, Slate, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>