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Humblebee Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesterton and Kingston, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2251 / 52°13'30"N

Longitude: -1.4795 / 1°28'46"W

OS Eastings: 435650

OS Northings: 258666

OS Grid: SP356586

Mapcode National: GBR 6PC.JRJ

Mapcode Global: VHBXY.9BPM

Plus Code: 9C4W6GGC+25

Entry Name: Humblebee Cottages

Listing Date: 22 June 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 307045

Location: Chesterton and Kingston, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV33

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Chesterton and Kingston

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Chesterton St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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5/49 Nos.1, 2 and 3 Humblebee
22/06/81 Cottages


Row of 3 cottages. Said to be mid C16 barn converted to cottages mid C17.
Refaced and altered late C18. Timber framed; refaced and partly rebuilt in
Flemish bond red brick with flared headers. Old tile roof; brick ridge and right
end stack. Each is one-unit plan. 2 storeys; 6-window range. No.3 on right has
plank door with painted wood lintel. 2-light casements, mostly leaded; some
fragmentary or missing. Ground floor windows have brick segmental arches. Left
return side of No.1 has doorway on each floor. To rear: plank doors and one and
2-light casements to ground floor only. Interior: Nos.I and 2 have open
fireplaces with C19 cast iron ranges; No.2 has bread oven. Stud partitions. No.2
has ogee-stop chamfered ceiling beam and 2 jowled posts. Straight flight winder
stairs. Wide floorboards. Trenched purlin roof has tie beams cut through. Said
to have originally been the stables of Chesterton House, demolished in 1802.

Listing NGR: SP3565058666

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