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47 and 49, Abbey Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Southam, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.249 / 52°14'56"N

Longitude: -1.3914 / 1°23'29"W

OS Eastings: 441645

OS Northings: 261372

OS Grid: SP416613

Mapcode National: GBR 7QF.WKX

Mapcode Global: VHBXS.TQST

Entry Name: 47 and 49, Abbey Lane

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Last Amended: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307185

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Southam

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Southam St James

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SOUTHAM ABBEY LANE
SP4161 (East side)
13/55 Nos.47 and 49
07/01/52 (Formerly listed as The
Rookery)

- II

House, now 2 cottages. C14/C15 origins, with C16 and C17 additions. Small
cruck-framed range to rear, with C16 timber-framed cross wing extending forward.
Main range of squared coursed lias ground floor with timber-framed first floor.
C20-tile roof with rendered ridge and end stacks. L-shaped plan. 2-storey,
4-window range of C19 and C20 two- and three-light casements to front. C20 door
to centre-left and centre-right within C20 timber porches. To rear of No.47 a
single-unit range with one pair of full crucks. Large framed rear wall with lath
and plaster infill. C16 front range of No.47 is large framed, heavily jettied to
front gable. Interior: pair of full crucks visible in No.47, the ridge recently
gone and a first floor recently inserted. Large spine beam and rafters in C16
range, with large open fireplace with chamfered timber bressumer. In main range
(No.49 and part of No.47) stop-chamfered spine beams and joists, with some
earlier joists. Open fireplace with carved bressumer, probably re-used.
Queen-post roof of 3.5 bays with original ridge, purlins and braces, the rafters
replaced C20.


Listing NGR: SP4164561372

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