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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1293793



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Northamptonshire

District: South Northamptonshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wappenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Dec-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 234605

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WAPPENHAM HIGH STREET SP6245 (North side) 11/95 The Laurels 01/12/51


Farmhouse. Early C18. Limestone ashlar with ironstone dressings, slate roof, stone end stacks with paired square chimneys. T-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Central 4-panel door with overlight in moulded wood surround with moulded eaved stone surround with keyblock and broken pediment framing horizontal oval panel topped by small ball finial. 3-light casements windows either side of door with flat-arched heads and keyblocks, moulded stone sills and jambs, and 2-light casements with moulded stone sills and surrounds with keyblocks to first floor. Chamfered plinth and quoins, moulded string course, moulded stone eaves, central roof dormer and stone-coped gables with kneelers. Similar 1-light windows to right side elevation and similar windows in wing to rear. Interior has stop-chamfered spine beams; open fireplace in kitchen with stop-chamfered bressumer and bread oven, dog-leg staircase from ground floor to attic with turned balusters, bolection moulded wood chimneypiece in upper room and stone cellar. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.442).

Listing NGR: SP6269145747

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 442

National Grid Reference: SP 62691 45747


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