Description: Yew House
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
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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
Source: English Heritage
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