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Stone Farmhouse, Over Whitacre

Description: Stone Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309033

OS Grid Reference: SP2580593245
OS Grid Coordinates: 425805, 293245
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5365, -1.6210

Location: Atherstone Road, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire B46 2LX

Locality: Over Whitacre
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B46 2LX

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Listing Text

In the entry for

(west side)
Stone Cottage

The address shall be amended to read: ATHERSTONE ROAD
(west side)

Stonehouse Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Stone


SP29SE (West side)
3/128 Stone Cottage
- II
Farmhouse. Mid-late C17, extended early C18. Sandstone rubble, part rendered,
with dressed sandstone to the quoins. Red brick. Roof of blue/black plain-tiles.
East gable end has C18 projecting stack of red brick with offsets. West gable
end has projecting stack of sandstone rubble with offsets and 2 diagonally set
shafts of red brick, rebuilt. Two-unit plan with central doorway and staircase.
Wing of one unit added to front in early C18 and a further service wing to rear
slightly later. 2 storeys and attic. One C19 gable dormer on the front with C20
wood casements to first floor. At ground floor 2 windows including one on site
of original central doorway in segmental arches. The wing to the front has one
C20 casement to each storey. The rear wing is of similar material, now rendered.
One storey and attic. Interior: Inglenook hearths to each gable end wall.
Stop-chamfered main beams, but plain joists. Framed partition walls of
substantial scantling on either side of the narrower stair and entry bay.
Originally with opposing front and rear doorways. At first floor the ceilings
are original indicating a later C17 date. There is an original doorway leading
from the first floor landing to a chamber which also has a stop-chamfered main
beam. The roof is of 2 tiers of through-purlins. Queen struts from tie beams to
principal rafters. Wing to the front has similar roof.

Listing NGR: SP2580593245

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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