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The Limes, Avon Dassett

Description: The Limes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306125

OS Grid Reference: SP4094549928
OS Grid Coordinates: 440945, 249928
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1461, -1.4030

Location: Park Close, Avon Dassett, Warwickshire CV47 2AP

Locality: Avon Dassett
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV47 2AP

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Listing Text

SP44NW (East side)
4/16 The Limes


House. Dated 1702; altered late C19 (Wood-Jones). Regular coursed ironstone with
moulded eaves cornice. Tile roof has coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers;
ashlar ridge and end stacks. 3-unit baffle entry plan. 2 storeys and attic.
3-window range, Entrance between second and third bays has hollow chamfered
lintel and plank door. Original stone canopy on shaped brackets. 2-light window
to left. Chamfered stone mullioned windows, mostly 3-light, throughout. Small
single-light staircase window between first and second bays. Moulded fielded
datestone has initials HTM and elaborate though badly eroded cornice with winged
head. Rear largely similar. Door has cambered stone arch. Interior not
inspected, According to Wood-Jones the moulded eaves cornice is "the earliest to
be recorded" in the Banbury region.
(R,B, Wood-Jones; Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963,
pp.186,187,191,263 and 270).

Listing NGR: SP4094549928

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

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