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Monwode Lea Farmhouse, Over Whitacre

Description: Monwode Lea Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309050

OS Grid Reference: SP2686691484
OS Grid Coordinates: 426866, 291484
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5206, -1.6055

Location: B4114, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire B46 2NR

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

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Listing Text

SP29SE (East side)
Monwode Lea
3/145 Monwode Lea Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, on squared red sandstone plinth
with splayed upper edge. Stone dressings, now painted, to quoins and front door
and windows. Shallow pitch roof originally of slate, now covered with local
blue/black tiles. Wood coving to eaves. Flush end stacks, with rebuilt upper
courses. L-plan with modern infill in the angle. Cellar, 2 storeys and attic.
Symmetrical 3-bay facade framed by rusticated quoins. Original hung sashes
replaced by early C20 casements in original openings. Flat arches of stone with
raised keyblocks and stone sills to each. Smaller casements to attic storey and
the centre bay. Central doorway in round-headed arch with doorcase of stone
painted white, having a broken pediment on plain pilasters. Six raised and
fielded panelled door and fanlight with radial glazing bars. The rear range has
segmental arches of header brickwork to door and window openings. Interior:
Closed string, closed-well staircase with stick balusters. Two inglenook hearths
and one parlour hearth with c.1840 marble surround with the mantel carried on
console brackets.

Listing NGR: SP2686691484

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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