Tudor House / The Village Salon

30 Jul 2000
Tudor House, 43 High Street, Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 7HR
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The Village Salon, 39 High Street, Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 7HR
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BRAUNSTON HIGH STREET SP5466 (South side) 19/102 No.39 (The Village Salon) and No.43 (Tudor House)


House, now two dwellings. C15, remodelled C16-C17. Timber frame, tile roof, brick stacks. L-plan. Through-passage with main east-west range and cross wing at eastern end. The main range (No.43) was encased in brick and rendered and the roof altered in the C19. Main range, 2 storeys; 5 bays. Entrance in second bay from left has wood lintel, C20 door and gabled timber hood on brackets. All windows have rendered surrounds and C20 wood casements. Gabled wing extending forward from left (No.39). Two storeys; three bays. Rendered ground floor walls, timber frame exposed on upper floor, and tile roof. The end has a cruck derived gable with arched braces from tie and collar to principals. Principals have a square-set ridge piece at the apex Widely spaced studding with arched braces to the side wall. C20 doorway on street front with C20 shop window to left. 3-light casement window with wood lintel on the first floor. Blocked Cl5 wooden window to left bay of first floor on the right side, has 2 cusped lights, the spandrels carved with foliage and a dragon. Two C20 casement windows to right. Interior: No.43 has C16/C17 chamfered cross beams with stepped ogee chamfer stops and chamfered joists in a ground floor room. Through passage with blocked doorway with wood lintel formerly leading to cross wing. A small area of timber framing in first floor wall is exposed internally. No.39 has two pairs of crucks visible. The main range was probably an open hall into which a floor was inserted in the C16/C17. The cross wing probably contained the private rooms on the first floor with service rooms below.

(P. Woodfield The Larger Medieval Houses of Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire Archeology 1981, p.l67).

Listing NGR: SP5405166171


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0012 IOE Records taken by John Airlie Hunter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Dr John Airlie Hunter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Airlie Hunter, John

Rights Holder: Airlie Hunter, John


Brick, Render, Tile, Timber, Medieval Cross Wing House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Hall House, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Cruck House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Open Hall House, Shop, Commercial