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Contone House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fenny Compton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1678 / 52°10'4"N

Longitude: -1.3933 / 1°23'35"W

OS Eastings: 441591

OS Northings: 252344

OS Grid: SP415523

Mapcode National: GBR 7RL.2JS

Mapcode Global: VHBY5.SSS1

Plus Code: 9C4W5J94+4M

Entry Name: Contone House

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306145

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

County: Warwickshire

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)
6/35 Contone House


House. 1668. Regular coursed ironstone. Tile roof has gable parapets with remains of finials; brick left end and ridge stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Central C20 ribbed door with strap hinges in chamfered stone surrounds. C20 stone and timber open porch. 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood moulds survive in fourth bay; others have mullions removed and C18 leaded casements inserted, 2 with flat arches below hood mould. Datestone between first and second bays on first floor has shaped panel with rosettte and fleurs-de-lys. Inscription records that the house was 'reedefied at the charge of Thomas Blicke and Elizabeth his wife'. Right corner chamfered on ground floor. Right return sides have mullioned windows. Irregular rear has small C19 brick wing with slate roof, possibly formerly a granary. External stone staircase. Interior not inspected but V.C.H. records wide open fireplace with chamfered bressumer, and chamfered ceiling beams.

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

Listing NGR: SP4159152344

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