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Description: Shepherds Yard
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305342
OS Grid Reference: SP1053258341
OS Grid Coordinates: 410532, 258341
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2232, -1.8472
3/178 Shepherd's Yard
Former rectory, now private house. C.1788 (VCH). Red brick with painted stone or
plaster modillion cornice and dressings. 2-span slate roof and brick end stacks
forming part of shaped gables. Central staircase plan. 3-storeys; 3-window range.
Half-glazed door and fanlight with decorative glazing and panelled intrados. Wood
doorcase with Tuscan half columns against rusticated pilasters, dosserets with
triglyphs, and broken pediment. Sash windows under flat arches with rusticated
voussoirs and key blocks. Garden front: 5-window range, with mid C19 canted bay
to right on ground floor. Interior: Open well staircase, semi-circular to rear
with cut string; late C18 cornice. Through passage. Late C18 and early C19 fire-
places, late C18 6-panelled doors, shutters etc. In 1788 the rector borrowed 600
to rebuild the house. Contemporary service or stable wing attached to right, now
converted to dwelling.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire III, p.126).
Listing NGR: SP1053458340
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Source: English Heritage
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