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Wakefield House, Water Orton

Description: Wakefield House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 309426

OS Grid Reference: SP1759091362
OS Grid Coordinates: 417590, 291362
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5199, -1.7422

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

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

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Listing Text

SP19SE (South side)
Water Orton
4/112 Wakefield House
House. Early C16 with C17 addition. Timber framed with brick infill panels;
plain tile roof; brick ridge stack with lozenge shaped shafts. T-shaped plan:
C17 lobby-entry plan hall range aligned east-west facing north with an early C16
western cross-wing. 2 storeys: 4 tiers of square panels with straight braces.
The cross-wing has curved braces and a roof truss with raking queen struts and a
cambered collar carrying clasped purlins. 1:3 window front: mainly early C19
glazing bar sashes. Early C19 porch to left hand end of hall range in the
re-entrant angle with the cross-wing: 6-panel door with pilastered surround and
cornice hood. Gabled bay to right hand end of hall range with collar and tie
beam roof truss and trenched purlins. Interior: chamfered and stopped ceiling

Listing NGR: SP1759091362

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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