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Over Whitacre House, Over Whitacre

Description: Over Whitacre House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309041

OS Grid Reference: SP2603590588
OS Grid Coordinates: 426035, 290588
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5126, -1.6178

Location: Sadlers Meadow, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire B46 2NQ

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

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Listing Text

SP29SE (East side)
3/136 Over Whitacre House
- II
Small country house. c. 1840. Red brick, Flemish bond, on coursed sandstone
plinth with stone dressings. Hipped roof of slate with 2 internal stacks having
entablature of brick. Main block with adjoining service range and courtyard to
north-east end. 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical facade framed by moulded main
cornice and rusticated quoins, now painted. 3-window range of recessed hung
sashes with single central glazing bar and stone sills under flat arches with
raised key block of stone. Central porch approached by 5 stone steps. Red brick
and similar stone dressings. Broken pediment on paired console brackets.
Round-headed outer arch with moulded surround and keyblock. Doorway in square
head with rusticated surround and arched keyblock. 2 similar but larger hung
sashes flank the porch. Attic storey has 3 smaller hung sashes. The service wing
to the north is of red brick with moulded brick cornice. 2 storeys and single
storey round the yard. The property was sold in 1837 and a major building
programme may have been undertaken at that time.

Listing NGR: SP2603590588

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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