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Woad House, Fenny Compton

Description: Woad House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 306148

OS Grid Reference: SP4155652242
OS Grid Coordinates: 441556, 252242
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1669, -1.3938

Location: 1 Bridge Street, Fenny Compton, Warwickshire CV47 2XY

Locality: Fenny Compton
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV47 2XY

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Listing Text

SP4052 (West side)
6/38 Woad House
30/05/67 (Formerly listed as Woad House
and adjoining barn)


House. C14 wing; dated 1593; C18 alterations. Regular coursed ironstone. Tile
roof; brick end and ridge stacks. T-plan, with cross wing on left. 2 storeys;
4-window range. Entrance in corner has late C17/C18 doorway, with moulded eared
architrave, entablature and central console, and moulded cornice breaking
forward in centre. Ribbed door. Stone-mullioned windows, partly renewed, with
hood moulds on ground floor. Wing has 5-light windows. First floor has good
Decorated window, possibly re-set, of 2 trefoiled lights with mullion continued
to apex, and mouchettes. Hood mould with remains of carved stops. Main range has
3-light windows to right and above entrance, and 2-light windows. To rear: wing
has datestone, now barely legible, and no windows. Interior: hall has large open
fireplace with stop chamfered bressumer. Broad-chamfered cross beams have stops
and carving. Stone 4 centre-arched doorway. Old plank doors. C17 open well
staircase has turned balusters. Kitchen has wide open fireplace with bread oven.

(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.I, p.47; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.294).

Listing NGR: SP4155652242

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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