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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Avon Dassett, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1461 / 52°8'46"N

Longitude: -1.403 / 1°24'10"W

OS Eastings: 440945

OS Northings: 249928

OS Grid: SP409499

Mapcode National: GBR 7RS.D3G

Mapcode Global: VHBYC.MBM3

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 8 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306125

Location: Avon Dassett, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Avon Dassett

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Avon Dassett with Fenny Compton

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP44NW (East side)
4/16 The Limes


House. Dated 1702; altered late C19 (Wood-Jones). Regular coursed ironstone with
moulded eaves cornice. Tile roof has coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers;
ashlar ridge and end stacks. 3-unit baffle entry plan. 2 storeys and attic.
3-window range, Entrance between second and third bays has hollow chamfered
lintel and plank door. Original stone canopy on shaped brackets. 2-light window
to left. Chamfered stone mullioned windows, mostly 3-light, throughout. Small
single-light staircase window between first and second bays. Moulded fielded
datestone has initials HTM and elaborate though badly eroded cornice with winged
head. Rear largely similar. Door has cambered stone arch. Interior not
inspected, According to Wood-Jones the moulded eaves cornice is "the earliest to
be recorded" in the Banbury region.
(R,B, Wood-Jones; Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963,
pp.186,187,191,263 and 270).

Listing NGR: SP4094549928

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