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Over Whitacre House

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Whitacre, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.5126 / 52°30'45"N

Longitude: -1.6178 / 1°37'4"W

OS Eastings: 426035

OS Northings: 290588

OS Grid: SP260905

Mapcode National: GBR 5JC.KSJ

Mapcode Global: VHBWH.X33P

Entry Name: Over Whitacre House

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1034793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 309041

Location: Over Whitacre, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire, B46

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Over Whitacre

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Whitacres, Lea Marston and Shustoke

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP29SE (East side)
3/136 Over Whitacre House
- II
Small country house. c. 1840. Red brick, Flemish bond, on coursed sandstone
plinth with stone dressings. Hipped roof of slate with 2 internal stacks having
entablature of brick. Main block with adjoining service range and courtyard to
north-east end. 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical facade framed by moulded main
cornice and rusticated quoins, now painted. 3-window range of recessed hung
sashes with single central glazing bar and stone sills under flat arches with
raised key block of stone. Central porch approached by 5 stone steps. Red brick
and similar stone dressings. Broken pediment on paired console brackets.
Round-headed outer arch with moulded surround and keyblock. Doorway in square
head with rusticated surround and arched keyblock. 2 similar but larger hung
sashes flank the porch. Attic storey has 3 smaller hung sashes. The service wing
to the north is of red brick with moulded brick cornice. 2 storeys and single
storey round the yard. The property was sold in 1837 and a major building
programme may have been undertaken at that time.

Listing NGR: SP2603590588

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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