Description: Number 8 with Adjoining Outbuilding and Stable
Date Listed: 6 December 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 189029
OS Grid Reference: SP4801891659
OS Grid Coordinates: 448018, 291659
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5207, -1.2937
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SHARNFORD COVENTRY ROAD
SP 49 SE (south east side)
3/39 No.8 with adjoining
stable (formerly listed
6/12/1978 as No 8 View Farmhouse)
House and outbuilding. Mid C17, raised C18, with early and mid
C19 alterations and additions. Timber box frame with granite
rubble plinth and brick nogging, with slated hipped mansard roof.
Dentillated wood eaves, rendered brick ridge and gable stacks. 2
storeys plus attics, 3 bays. L-plan. Front has an off-centre
C20 close boarded door, flanked to left by a 2 light casement and
to right by 2 early C20 hipped square bay windows. Above, 3 C20
glazing bar casements. To the left, a rendered 2 storey
addition. In the return angle, a rounded lean-to oven enclosure.
Rear elevation has an off-centre blocked doorway with hood,
containing a C20 casement. To its right, a large C20 lean-to
porch with slate and plastic sheet roof. Beyond, single bay C19
rendered additions, single and 2 storeys. To the left, a 3 light
C20 casement. Above, 2 C20 casements. Above again, 3 two light
hooded casements in the roof. To the left, a 2 storey brick
outbuilding, 2 bays, containing 2 pairs of crucks. To the left,
garage doorway with wooden lintel. To the right, a lean-to porch
and 2 close boarded doors. Beyond, to the left, a mid C19
stable, brick with slate roof, with 2 stable doors flanked to
right by a pair of carriage doors. To the left, a stable door
flanked by single slatted casements. The interior has a framed
partition wall, chamfered span beams and fireplace bressummer,
and 2 winder staircases, late C18 and early C19, the latter with
stick balusters. Keystoned round headed passage with 6 panelled
door. 2 early C19 4 panel doors. 4 C18 panelled cupboard doors.
Early C19 hob grate in Classical wooden surround. 2 late C19
painted slate fireplaces.
Listing NGR: SP4801891659
Source: English Heritage
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