This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
CALDECOTT MAIN STREET SP 8693-8793 (south-east side) 11/22 No 45 and attached 10.11.55 outbuildings and stables (formerly listed as The Olde House).
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, 1954).
Listing NGR: SP8675893490
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