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West Watchbury, Watchbury House and Little Watchbury

A Grade II Listed Building in Barford, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2472 / 52°14'50"N

Longitude: -1.6007 / 1°36'2"W

OS Eastings: 427356

OS Northings: 261081

OS Grid: SP273610

Mapcode National: GBR 5MP.43R

Mapcode Global: VHBXP.6SM4

Entry Name: West Watchbury, Watchbury House and Little Watchbury

Listing Date: 21 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307928

Location: Barford, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Barford

Built-Up Area: Barford

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Barford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

BARFORD

15/61

High Street (south side)

No 8 (West Watchbury), No 10 (Watchbury House), No 12 (Little Watchbury)

21.4.83

II

Large circa C17 timber-framed range (divided into three dwellings) with large early C19 additions at rear. C17 portion consists of one storey and attic, six-bay range, three with gables and one with a later gabled porch. Brick infill panels and stone plinth. Steeply pitched plain tile roof with gabled ends. All six gables have ornate C19 bargeboards. Two three- and two four-light casements at ground floor, also oriel bay window; at first floor two three- and two four-light casements, all with leaded panes. The gabled porch has ornate timber framing (herringbone and circles). The arched entrance to porch has relief carvings in spandrels and musicians in the side panels; below are turned balusters on a riser of linen-fold panelling. Two brick ridge chimney stacks each with four square shafts. Attached to rear of No 8 and at right angles, is an early C19 brick, two-storey, three-bay house. Attached to rear of Nos 10 and 12 is large early C19 brick house enlarged in early C20. Two storeys and attic. Early C20 addition attached to east of C17 portion, recessed 1.2m behind front wall of earlier part of No 12. Single storey fronting road in line with front wall of C17 portion is balustrade and lych gate under tiled roof.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17 April 2018.

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

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