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Western House, Harbury

Description: Western House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 307100

OS Grid Reference: SP3786360178
OS Grid Coordinates: 437863, 260178
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2385, -1.4469

Location: B4452, Harbury, Warwickshire CV33 9HQ

Locality: Harbury
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV33 9HQ

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Listing Text

SP3760 (East side)
11/103 Western House


House. Said to be dated 1688. Altered early/mid C19 and mid C20. Flemish bond
red brick with limestone quoins and cement rendered plinth. Concrete tile roof;
largely rebuilt brick ridge stack. 3-unit lobby entry plan. 2 storeys; 4-window
range. C19/C20 fielded 6-panelled door has overlight with glazing bars. Plain
rendered surround with thin cornice. 2-light casements with glazing bars have
rusticated rendered flat arches with keyblocks to ground floor, and painted wood
lintels to first floor. Left return side has diaper brickwork. To rear:
chequered brickwork. C20 half-glazed door to right. Fire window. 2- and 3-light
casements. Interior: room to left has moulded ceiling beam. Room beyond has
stepped-stop broad-chamfered beam. Room to right has ogee-stop broad-chamfered
ceiling beam. Open fireplace has bressumer, possible C18, imported from
elsewhere. C20 staircase. First floor has run-out and stepped-stop chamfered
ceiling beams. The house is said to be one of the earliest uses of brick in
(Harbury Society: 'Hungry Harbury', p.541.

Listing NGR: SP3786360178

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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