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The Chestnuts, Water Orton

Description: The Chestnuts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309425

OS Grid Reference: SP1764691394
OS Grid Coordinates: 417646, 291394
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5201, -1.7414

Location: Old Church Road, Water Orton, Warwickshire B46 1NE

Locality: Water Orton
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B46 1NE

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Listing Text

SP19SE (South side)
Water Orton
4/111 The Chestnuts
- II
House. C15 with later alterations and additions. Timber-framed with brick infill
panels and some brick rebuilding. Plain tile roof; brick ridge stack with
toothed band and pilaster strips. 2-bay hall-house with flanking cross-wings.
Mainly one storey and attic with 2-storey wing to the right. Irregular 5-window
front: C19 glazing bar casements. The right hand cross-wing has the best
preserved framing: large rectangular panels and curved braces;
collar-and-tie-beam roof truss with clasped purlins. Smaller gables to left hand
cross-wing and to left hand side of hall range. Central lean-to porch with C19
ribbed door and a carved stone head to each side. Interior not inspected but
recorded as having a cruck truss.
(N.W. Alock: Cruck Construction: (1981): C.B.A. Research Report No.42, p157)

Listing NGR: SP1764691394

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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