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Yew House, Dordon

Description: Yew House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 309258

OS Grid Reference: SP2406699872
OS Grid Coordinates: 424066, 299872
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5961, -1.6461

Location: The Green, Dordon, Warwickshire B78 2EY

Locality: Dordon
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B78 2EY

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Listing Text

8/24 Yew House
23/11/51 Formerly listed as House
occupied by the Misses
Wicksteed and formerly known
as Lakyns, C.P. of Polesworth)


House, Late C16/C17, partly refaced 18/early C19, with later additions.
Timber-framed with whitewashed brick infill, and whitewashed brick with some
painted sham framing. Old plain-tile roofs; brick right end and ridge stacks.
3-unit plan with additions. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range;
one-storey-and-attic, 3 one-window range to left. Ribbed 2-panelled door on right.
Irregular fenestration of 2- and 3-light leaded casements. Ground floor has 5
windows; 2 of them have segmental arches. Left range has C20 two-light dormer.
C19 one-storey range set back on right is of whitewashed brick with dentil
cornice, and hipped roof. 3-light wood mullioned and transomed window has
segmental arch. Interior is said to have a C17 staircase.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p189)

Listing NGR: SP2406699872

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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