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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1939 / 52°11'38"N

Longitude: -1.595 / 1°35'41"W

OS Eastings: 427782

OS Northings: 255153

OS Grid: SP277551

Mapcode National: GBR 5N8.KJN

Mapcode Global: VHBY2.93NZ

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Last Amended: 19 August 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381997

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482362

Location: Wellesbourne and Walton, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wellesbourne and Walton

Built-Up Area: Wellesbourne

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wellesbourne St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


WELLESBOURNE

SP2655 CHAPEL STREET
1901-1/12/213 (South West side)
05/04/67 Wellesbourne Mountford
No.2
The Old House
(Formerly Listed as:
CHAPEL STREET
(South West side)
Wellesbourne Mountford
No.4
(Shop occupied by Irving) and house
adjoining No.4 on right hand side)

GV II

House and former shop. Mid C18 refronted c1820. Brick laid to
Flemish bond with buff headers; slate roof with brick end
stacks. Single-unit plan plus 2-unit plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range with central
forward break; single-window shop range to left. Reeded
first-floor sill course and top cornice. Entrance has doorcase
with pilasters, lion masks and bracketed open pediment-hood;
fanlight with decorative glazing bars over 6-fielded-panel
door in fielded-panel reveals; Enriched boot scraper. Windows
have sills, and rusticated wedge lintels with key blocks over
8/12 sashes to ground floor, two 8/8 sashes to first floor
with painted blind window to right.
Former shop has top dentilled brick cornice. Shop front has
reeded pilasters and undulating entablature with flat
modillioned cornice over entrance with overlight with
decorative glazing bars to paired half-glazed doors; flanking
half-bow windows with small-paned glazing over flush panels.
First floor has window with sill, and rubbed brick flat arch
with key block over 8/8 sash. Right return has continued sill
band with brick flat arch over 6/6 horned sash to first floor.
Rear reported as having datestone of 1753.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
A good example of a Georgian shop front.
(Bolton, R & Bolton, P: A Wellesbourne Guide Part 1:
Wellesbourne Mountford: Wellesbourne: 1989-: 12-3).


Listing NGR: SP2778255153

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