The Swan / Swan House

15 Sep 2004
The Swan, 8 Park Lane, Harpole, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7 4BT
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Swan House, 8 Park Lane, Harpole, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN7 4BT
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

HARPOLE PARK LANE SP6960 (West side) 9/68 No.8 (Swan House)


House. Late C17, altered C20. Coursed squared ironstone, thatch roof, brick ridge and end stacks. 3-unit lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. C20 part-glazed door to left of centre with side-light and wood lintel, double-leaf garden door to left and C20 part-glazed door in C20 gabled porch to right of centre. Irregular glazing of 1- and 2-light casement windows, 2 original 2-light ovolo-moulded stone mullion windows to first floor right of centre; stone surrounds of others survive. Right gable end has 3-light part-blocked ovolo-moulded stone mullion window to ground floor with hood mould, similar window to first floor, similar 2-light window to attic floor and hollow-chamfered string courses at attic floor level and above attic window.

Chamfered plinth to gable end, quoins and stone-coped gables with kneelers. late C19 or early c20 lean-to extension to rear. Interior: ogee-stop-chamfered spine beams and open fireplace with ogee-stop-chamfered bressumer. Stone corner fireplace with moulded Tudor-arched head. Stone cellar. Formerly a public house, the swan.

Listing NGR: SP6904660655


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0060 IOE Records taken by Roger Ashley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Roger Ashley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Ashley, Roger

Rights Holder: Ashley, Roger


Ironstone, Thatch, Stuart House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Public House, Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational