Description: Church Cottages
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309076
OS Grid Reference: SP2421691023
OS Grid Coordinates: 424216, 291023
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5166, -1.6446
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SHUSTOKE CHURCH END
15/171 Church Cottages
11/11/72 (Formerly listed as
School and 6 almshouses, now 4 almshouses. 1699. School rebuilt in 1832 and
altered 1927. Built by Thomas Huntbach the younger (d.1712) of Shustoke Hall.
Sandstone rubble and steeply pitched plain-tiled roof with moulded eaves cornice
and parapet gable ends. The parapet to the south end has been rebuilt as has the
wall at that end. Two ridge stacks of red brick above the ridge. Single
north-south range. There were three almshouses on each side with one room at
ground floor and another in the attic. One storey and attic. Three C19 gable
dormers. Each almshouse has a casement in an original splayed surround of
sandstone with chamfered mullion. Adjacent doorways have oak lintels. Similar
elevation to the west except that the doorways are now blocked. At south gable
end reset in new brickwork of the wall of the school is a tablet with
inscription and the date.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV; Midland Counties Tribune (March 22, 1935))
Listing NGR: SP2421691023
Source: English Heritage
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