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The Gate House, Wolston

Description: The Gate House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 308855

OS Grid Reference: SP4119575609
OS Grid Coordinates: 441195, 275609
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3770, -1.3963

Location: Main Street, Wolston, Warwickshire CV8 3HJ

Locality: Wolston
Local Authority: Rugby Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV8 3HJ

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Listing Text

SP4176 (West side)
9/66 No.39 (The Gate House)


House. Mid/late C18 with C18/C19 addition to left, and early/mid C19 rear wing.
Late C19 alterations. Colourwashed brick with string course and dog-tooth
cornice. Roof of old plain-tiles; brick ridge and right end stacks. L-plan, with
wing on left to rear, fronting drive. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Irregular main
front to garden has 4-pane sashes, mostly with gauged brick flat arches. Ground
floor has 2 large late C19 canted bays with plate-glass sashes; left bay window
has French window. Sash to right. Narrow addition to left has ground-floor sash,
and lean-to roof. First-floor window on left has rendered flat arch. Right
return side has cross-glazed fixed-light window with brick segmental-arch on
ground floor. 2-window wing has half-glazed flush 6-panelled door on left, in
moulded wood doorcase with pilaster strips and cornice hood. 3-light windows, of
fixed lights on ground floor, have glazing bars. Firemark. Dentil cornice.
Interior not inspected. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP4119575609

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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