British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Holyoake Farmhouse Holyoake House, Aston Cantlow

Description: Holyoake Farmhouse Holyoake House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305377

OS Grid Reference: SP1403561213
OS Grid Coordinates: 414035, 261213
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2489, -1.7958

Location: B4089, Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire B95 6HW

Locality: Aston Cantlow
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B95 6HW

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Aston Cantlow, Warwickshire at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

5/32 Holyoake Farmhouse and
01/02/67 Holyoake House
(Formerly listed as Holyoake
Farmhouse and attached
outbuildings to W and SW,
Little Alne)


Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Late C16 and C17; partly rebuilt and extended late
C18/early C19. Timber framed: close studding, square framing and ornamental
panelling with whitewashed brick and plastered infill. Rebuilding and additions
in whitewashed brick; part with brick dentil cornice. Tile roof; brick end,
lateral and internal stacks. Complex plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Left cross
wing (Holyoake House) has close studding to ground floor, square framing to
first floor, and ornamental panelling to gable. Jowled posts. Adjacent brick
cross wing projects further forward and has external stack. Range on right has
some square framing to part of first floor only. Entrance has 4-panelled door in
moulded wood surround with hood on shaped brackets. Left cross wing has 4- and
3-light wood mullioned windows. Remainder has casements. Leaded lights
throughout. Central wing has one-light window to ground floor only, but right
return side has 3-light window to each floor. Main range has 2-light window on
ground floor, and 4-light and 2-light on first floor. Ground floor windows under
brick segmental arches. Left return side has exposed framing on right, with
close studding below and square framing above. Remainder of whitewashed brick.
C20 half-glazed door. Open timber framed porch. Irregular fenestration. Lateral
stack. Right return side of main range has some coursed lias on ground floor,
and C19 brick above. Long whitewashed brick wing, possibly formerly outbuilding.
Interior: Holyoake Farmhouse has some exposed framing. Chamfered ceiling beams.
2 open fireplaces, one with bread oven. Straight flight staircase. 2-panelled
and 6-panelled doors. Interior of Holyoake House not inspected. The house is
named after the Holyoake family who held it C18 and C19.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol,III, p,33),

Listing NGR: SP1403561213

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.