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Description: Contone House
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 306145
OS Grid Reference: SP4159052346
OS Grid Coordinates: 441590, 252346
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1678, -1.3933
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FENNY COMPTON BRIDGE STREET
SP4052 (West side)
6/35 Contone House
House. 1668. Regular coursed ironstone. Tile roof has gable parapets with
remains of finials; brick left end and ridge stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys and
attic; 4-window range. Central C20 ribbed door with strap hinges in chamfered
stone surrounds. C20 stone and timber open porch. 3-light stone mullioned
windows with hood moulds survive in fourth bay; others have mullions removed and
C18 leaded casements inserted, 2 with flat arches below hood mould. Datestone
between first and second bays on first floor has shaped panel with rosettte and
fleurs-de-lys. Inscription records that the house was 'reedefied at the charge
of Thomas Blicke and Elizabeth his wife'. Right corner chamfered on ground
floor. Right return sides have mullioned windows. Irregular rear has small C19
brick wing with slate roof, possibly formerly a granary. External stone
staircase. Interior not inspected but V.C.H. records wide open fireplace with
chamfered bressumer, and chamfered ceiling beams.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.I, p.47; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.294).
Listing NGR: SP4159052346
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Source: English Heritage
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