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Woad House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fenny Compton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1669 / 52°10'0"N

Longitude: -1.3938 / 1°23'37"W

OS Eastings: 441558

OS Northings: 252238

OS Grid: SP415522

Mapcode National: GBR 7RL.2FV

Mapcode Global: VHBY5.SSJR

Entry Name: Woad House

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 8 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306148

Location: Fenny Compton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Fenny Compton

Built-Up Area: Fenny Compton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Avon Dassett with Fenny Compton

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

SP4052 (West side)
6/38 Woad House
30/05/67 (Formerly listed as Woad House and adjoining barn)


House. C14 wing; dated 1593; C18 alterations. Regular coursed ironstone. Tile roof; brick end and ridge stacks. T-plan, with cross wing on left. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Entrance in corner has late C17/C18 doorway, with moulded eared architrave, entablature and central console, and moulded cornice breaking forward in centre. Ribbed door. Stone-mullioned windows, partly renewed, with hood moulds on ground floor. Wing has 5-light windows. First floor has good Decorated window, possibly re-set, of 2 trefoiled lights with mullion continued to apex, and mouchettes. Hood mould with remains of carved stops. Main range has 3-light windows to right and above entrance, and 2-light windows. To rear: wing has datestone, now barely legible, and no windows. Interior: hall has large open fireplace with stop chamfered bressumer. Broad-chamfered cross beams have stops and carving. Stone 4 centre-arched doorway. Old plank doors. C17 open well staircase has turned balusters. Kitchen has wide open fireplace with bread oven.

(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.I, p.47; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.294).

Listing NGR: SP4155852238

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