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Breach Oak Farmhouse, Astley

Description: Breach Oak Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 309108

OS Grid Reference: SP3092987206
OS Grid Coordinates: 430929, 287206
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4819, -1.5460

Location: Breach Oak Lane, Astley, Warwickshire CV7 8AU

Locality: Astley
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV7 8AU

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Listing Text

SP38NW (North-east side)
8/20 Breach Oak Farmhouse
- II
Farmhouse. C16/C17, with C19 alterations. Timber framed with brick infill, and
some rebuilding in C19 brick to rear. Plain-tile roof. Left return side has
large sandstone external stack with 2 star-shaped shafts of thin bricks; large
central brick ridge stack has 2 rows of 2 arched panels. L-plan with large wing
on left. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. C19 ribbed door in angle. Open
porch has plain-tile hipped roof. Similar door on right has brick segmental
arch. Irregular fenestration. 3-light casements with horizontal glazing bars to
left. First floor has an old 2-light lead-latticed casement. C19 and C20
two-light casements. Long wing has some of framing replaced with brick. C20 wood
mullioned and transomed 4-light ground-floor window. First floor and attic have
C20 three-light casements. C2 casements have leaded lights. Left return side
and rear are largely rebuilt in brick. Interior not inspected.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol VI, p17)

Listing NGR: SP3092987206

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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