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Latitude: 52.2251 / 52°13'30"N
Longitude: -1.4795 / 1°28'46"W
OS Eastings: 435650
OS Northings: 258666
OS Grid: SP356586
Mapcode National: GBR 6PC.JRJ
Mapcode Global: VHBXY.9BPM
Entry Name: Humblebee Cottages
Listing Date: 22 June 1981
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1364714
English Heritage Legacy ID: 307045
Location: Chesterton and Kingston, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV33
Civil Parish: Chesterton and Kingston
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Chesterton St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
CHESTERTON AND KINGSTON
5/49 Nos.1, 2 and 3 Humblebee
Row of 3 cottages. Said to be mid C16 barn converted to cottages mid C17.
Refaced and altered late C18. Timber framed; refaced and partly rebuilt in
Flemish bond red brick with flared headers. Old tile roof; brick ridge and right
end stack. Each is one-unit plan. 2 storeys; 6-window range. No.3 on right has
plank door with painted wood lintel. 2-light casements, mostly leaded; some
fragmentary or missing. Ground floor windows have brick segmental arches. Left
return side of No.1 has doorway on each floor. To rear: plank doors and one and
2-light casements to ground floor only. Interior: Nos.I and 2 have open
fireplaces with C19 cast iron ranges; No.2 has bread oven. Stud partitions. No.2
has ogee-stop chamfered ceiling beam and 2 jowled posts. Straight flight winder
stairs. Wide floorboards. Trenched purlin roof has tie beams cut through. Said
to have originally been the stables of Chesterton House, demolished in 1802.
Listing NGR: SP3565058666
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