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Greenbanks Hope Cottage, Fenny Compton

Description: Greenbanks Hope Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 306153

OS Grid Reference: SP4169252180
OS Grid Coordinates: 441692, 252180
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1663, -1.3918

Location: Church Street, Fenny Compton, Warwickshire CV47 2YE

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

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Listing Text

SP4052 (North side)
6/43 Hope Cottage and Greenbanks


Semi-detached houses. Hope Cottage on left is late C17; Greenbanks probably mid
C18. Hope Cottage is of ironstone ashlar, with splayed plinth and string course.
C20 tile roof has gable parapet with kneelers on left, and boxed eaves. 2-unit
baffle entry plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Entrance on right has
C20 plank door in moulded stone architrave, with adjoining curved niche seat.
3-light moulded stone-mullioned windows. Left return side has partially-blocked
3-light stone-mullioned attic window with hood mould. To rear: single storey C20
additions. 2 two-light stone-mullioned windows on first floor. Interior: large
open fireplace with stop-chamfered bressumer. Stop-chamfered ceiling beams.
Former rear doorway and windows exposed inside addition. Doorway possibly
re-used C16; hollow-chamfered shallow 4-centred arch and chamfered jambs, with
moulded spandrels and fillet at apex. 2 two-light chamfered stone-mullioned
Windows. Greenbanks is of yellow limestone ashlar with splayed plinth.
Artificial slate roof, hipped to right; brick stack. Double-depth plan. 2
storeys; one-window range. Mullioned windows similar to those of Hope Cottage.
Entrance in right return side has plank door with wood lintel. 3-light casement
set in remains of stone-mullioned window. 2-light casement. First floor has
3-light and small single-light stone-chamfered mullioned windows. To rear: gable
with blocked 2-light mullion window and brick stack.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.V, p.47).

Listing NGR: SP4169252180

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Source: English Heritage

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