Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1034790

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Mar-1988

Statutory Address: THE BOTHIE


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Statutory Address: THE BOTHIE

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

County: Warwickshire

District: North Warwickshire (District Authority)

Parish: Over Whitacre

National Grid Reference: SP 24400 92386


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OVER WHITACRE BOTTS GREEN SP29SW 2/131 The Bothie 11/11/52 (Formerly listed as range of tenements with outbuildings and barn, on E. side of road running S. from Botts Green) GV II House. C15, early C17 and late C17. Cruck built open hall. Walls of sandstone rubble, timber frame and coursed sandstone. Sandstone dressings. Plain-tile roofs with gablet at north end and parapet gable at south end. Ridge stack and 2 end stacks. Open-hall main range of one bay with later crosswing at south end, and parlour wing added to south side-wall of crosswing. Open hall C15. Sandstone rubble walls. 1 storey and attic. 2 modern gable dormers. 1 casement and one 3-light casement with splayed mullions to front wall. The rear wall has 2 similar windows. A chimney stack has been inserted at the north end. The cross-wing, early C17, is timber-framed but the rear wall is of sandstone rubble. It is of 1 timber-framed bay. 1 storey and attic with exposed framing. Box frame construction, with framing of substantial scantling in large panels of 2 panels to the height of each wall. There is upward bracing from main posts to the wall plate. The rear wall is of sandstone. This part may be an addition to accommodate a staircase. The stairlight window, although modern may be in an original opening. The late C17 parlour wing is of coursed and squared sandstone. One-unit plan. Basement and 2 storeys. The basement has a doorway and a casement with splayed mullion. Interior: C15, open hall of one bay. It retains two raised-cruck trusses. The blades are linked by a yoke with a short king-post supporting the square ridge piece. The principal rafters, spurs and inclined through-purlins are visible. There is smoke blackening to the original timbers of the roof, although the common rafters have been replaced. The early C17 crosswing is of one bay. Clasped side purl in roof with wind bracing. The floor and stack were inserted into the open hall probably at the tine that the crosswing was added. There is a stop-chamfered main-beam in the crosswing. The late C17 parlour wing has a bolection moulded fireplace at ground floor. There is an inglenook hearth in the basement with bread ovens. At ground floor the cruck blades are seated in the stone walls at a height of about 2'0" from the ground.

Listing NGR: SP2440092386


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