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The Chestnuts

A Grade II Listed Building in Water Orton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5202 / 52°31'12"N

Longitude: -1.7414 / 1°44'28"W

OS Eastings: 417646

OS Northings: 291394

OS Grid: SP176913

Mapcode National: GBR 4GP.YB6

Mapcode Global: VH9YS.RXSF

Entry Name: The Chestnuts

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309425

Location: Water Orton, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Water Orton

Built-Up Area: Water Orton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Water Orton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP19SE (South side)
Water Orton
4/111 The Chestnuts
- 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

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