THE LIMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024257

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: THE LIMES, AVON DASSETT ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE LIMES, AVON DASSETT ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Avon Dassett

National Grid Reference: SP 40945 49928

Summary

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History

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Details

AVON DASSETT AVON DASSETT ROAD SP44NW (East side) 4/16 The Limes

GV II

House. Dated 1702; altered late C19 (Wood-Jones). Regular coursed ironstone with moulded eaves cornice. Tile roof has coped gable parapets with moulded kneelers; ashlar ridge and end stacks. 3-unit baffle entry plan. 2 storeys and attic. 3-window range, Entrance between second and third bays has hollow chamfered lintel and plank door. Original stone canopy on shaped brackets. 2-light window to left. Chamfered stone mullioned windows, mostly 3-light, throughout. Small single-light staircase window between first and second bays. Moulded fielded datestone has initials HTM and elaborate though badly eroded cornice with winged head. Rear largely similar. Door has cambered stone arch. Interior not inspected, According to Wood-Jones the moulded eaves cornice is "the earliest to be recorded" in the Banbury region. (R,B, Wood-Jones; Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963, pp.186,187,191,263 and 270).

Listing NGR: SP4094549928

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 306125

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wood-Jones, R B, Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, (1963), 186, 187
Wood-Jones, R B, Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, (1963), 191, 263
Wood-Jones, R B, Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region, (1963), 270

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