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Yew House

A Grade II Listed Building in Dordon, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5961 / 52°35'46"N

Longitude: -1.6461 / 1°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 424066

OS Northings: 299872

OS Grid: SP240998

Mapcode National: GBR 5HC.BLT

Mapcode Global: WHCHB.P0BK

Entry Name: Yew House

Listing Date: 23 November 1951

Last Amended: 23 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309258

Location: Dordon, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B78

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Dordon

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Dordon with Freasley

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

DORDON FREASLEY
SP29NW
8/24 Yew House
23/11/51 Formerly listed as House
occupied by the Misses
Wicksteed and formerly known
as Lakyns, C.P. of Polesworth)

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House, Late C16/C17, partly refaced 18/early C19, with later additions.
Timber-framed with whitewashed brick infill, and whitewashed brick with some
painted sham framing. Old plain-tile roofs; brick right end and ridge stacks.
3-unit plan with additions. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range;
one-storey-and-attic, 3 one-window range to left. Ribbed 2-panelled door on right.
Irregular fenestration of 2- and 3-light leaded casements. Ground floor has 5
windows; 2 of them have segmental arches. Left range has C20 two-light dormer.
C19 one-storey range set back on right is of whitewashed brick with dentil
cornice, and hipped roof. 3-light wood mullioned and transomed window has
segmental arch. Interior is said to have a C17 staircase.
(VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p189)


Listing NGR: SP2406699872

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