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Bishops Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lighthorne, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1996 / 52°11'58"N

Longitude: -1.5043 / 1°30'15"W

OS Eastings: 433976

OS Northings: 255826

OS Grid: SP339558

Mapcode National: GBR 6PQ.4HQ

Mapcode Global: VHBXX.WZ34

Entry Name: Bishops Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307117

Location: Lighthorne, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Lighthorne

Built-Up Area: Lighthorne

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Lighthorne St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

LIGHTHORNE OLD SCHOOL LANE
SP3355 (North side)
12/124 Bishops Farmhouse

GV II

Former farmhouse. Dated 1726; mid C19 alterations and additions. Squared coursed
limestone. Tile roof; brick ridge stacks. L-plan extended to F-plan, with wings
to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Mid/late C19 half-glazed
6-panelled door in second bay. Mid/late C19 chamfered painted wood open porch in
simple Gothic style. 2-light C19 casements throughout. Large ground floor
windows have horizontal glazing bar. First floor windows and dormers have
glazing bars. Contrasting sandstone stone lintels with keystones. Four 2-light
roof dormers. Left return side is a 3-window range. C19 half-glazed 4-panelled
door and another Gothic porch. 2-light casements with horizontal glazing bar. 2
gabled half-dormers. Right return side has date and initials EH and RI scratched
on a corner stone. Plank door. 2-light casements. To rear: centre has
half-glazed 6-panelled door. C18 leaded 3-light casement. Similar 2-light
casement beyond left wing. First floor has 2-light casements with glazing bars.
2 leaded 2-light roof dormers. Wings have C19 and C20 casements. Interior: hall
has floor of diagonally-set flags and small quarry tiles. C19 staircase. Room to
left has run-out chamfered ceiling beam. Room to right has open fireplace with
chamfered bressumer. Smoke cupboard with open fret door and remains of bread
oven inside. C18 flagged floors. C19 panelled doors and shutters. First floor
room has cross beams. Divided stairs to attics. Old wide floor boards.
2-panelled plank doors with H-L hinges. Some stud partitions. Trenched purlin
roof.


Listing NGR: SP3397655826

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