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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1034653



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Water Orton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309425

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WATER ORTON OLD CHURCH ROAD SP19SE (South side) Water Orton 4/111 The Chestnuts 11/11/52 - II House. C15 with later alterations and additions. Timber-framed with brick infill panels and some brick rebuilding. Plain tile roof; brick ridge stack with toothed band and pilaster strips. 2-bay hall-house with flanking cross-wings. Mainly one storey and attic with 2-storey wing to the right. Irregular 5-window front: C19 glazing bar casements. The right hand cross-wing has the best preserved framing: large rectangular panels and curved braces; collar-and-tie-beam roof truss with clasped purlins. Smaller gables to left hand cross-wing and to left hand side of hall range. Central lean-to porch with C19 ribbed door and a carved stone head to each side. Interior not inspected but recorded as having a cruck truss. (N.W. Alock: Cruck Construction: (1981): C.B.A. Research Report No.42, p157)

Listing NGR: SP1764691394

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Alcock, N W, 'Council for British Archaeology Research Report' in Cruck Construction An Introduction And Catalogue, , Vol. 42, (1981), 157

National Grid Reference: SP 17646 91394


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