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Latitude: 52.1461 / 52°8'46"N
Longitude: -1.403 / 1°24'10"W
OS Eastings: 440945
OS Northings: 249928
OS Grid: SP409499
Mapcode National: GBR 7RS.D3G
Mapcode Global: VHBYC.MBM3
Entry Name: The Limes
Listing Date: 8 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1024257
English Heritage Legacy ID: 306125
Location: Avon Dassett, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV47
Civil Parish: Avon Dassett
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Avon Dassett with Fenny Compton
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
AVON DASSETT AVON DASSETT ROAD
SP44NW (East side)
4/16 The Limes
House. Dated 1702; altered late C19 (Wood-Jones). Regular coursed ironstone with
moulded eaves cornice. Tile roof has coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers;
ashlar ridge and end stacks. 3-unit baffle entry plan. 2 storeys and attic.
3-window range, Entrance between second and third bays has hollow chamfered
lintel and plank door. Original stone canopy on shaped brackets. 2-light window
to left. Chamfered stone mullioned windows, mostly 3-light, throughout. Small
single-light staircase window between first and second bays. Moulded fielded
datestone has initials HTM and elaborate though badly eroded cornice with winged
head. Rear largely similar. Door has cambered stone arch. Interior not
inspected, According to Wood-Jones the moulded eaves cornice is "the earliest to
be recorded" in the Banbury region.
(R,B, Wood-Jones; Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963,
pp.186,187,191,263 and 270).
Listing NGR: SP4094549928
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