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The Abbey, Southam

Description: The Abbey

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 307215

OS Grid Reference: SP4165461563
OS Grid Coordinates: 441654, 261563
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2507, -1.3913

Location: Abbey Lane, Southam, Warwickshire CV47 0HN

Locality: Southam
Local Authority: Stratford-on-Avon District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV47 0HN

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Listing Text

SP4161 (South side)
13/85 The Abbey
07/01/52 (Formerly listed as The Abbey
with Stone entrance piers)


House. Early C17 with C18 and early C19 alterations and additions. Squared
coursed lias and brick in English bond and Flemish bond. Slate roof with stone
ridge stacks, and brick end stacks on stone bases. Probably originally an
L-shaped plan. 2 storeys plus attic; 3-window range of 3-light casements in
rendered Dutch gables which are probably C19. Panelled/glazed door to centre has
fluted pilaster surround with dentilled pediment. Right gable end has 2 large
stacks of C17/C18 brick in English bond, offsets with stone coping. C18 sashes
and panelled/glazed door to rear. Interior: large spine beams with stepped stops
and large open fireplace to ground floor. C17 queen-post roof, some joiners
numerals visible. C17 straight-flight baluster staircase. Some C17 plank doors
in attic, and some C18 cupboards to all floors.

Listing NGR: SP4165461563

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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