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Statutory Address:

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

North Warwickshire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 26283 02553


POLESWORTH HIGH STREET SK20SE (South side) 5/91 No.22 25/03/68 (Formerly listed as No.24)


Building of uncertain purpose, associated with the adjoining Abbey gatehouse [qv], now partly a dwelling. Part of a group of attached buildings. Possibly late Cl6, with later alterations, coursed sandstone rubble. Old plain-tile roof. L-plan, with short wing on left to rear. 2 high storeys; 4-window range. Chamfered pointed doorway on left has C19/C20 ribbed door. Plank doorway on right. Boarded-up window has wood lintel. First floor forms a flat, and has restored 2-light chamfered stone mullioned windows; second bay has a C20 two-light cemented mullioned window. To the rear the gabled wing is of ashlar, and has a 3-light window to the first floor. Plank door in altered opening in right return side. Main range has double plank doors. First floor has two 2-light windows. Recessed chamfered mullioned windows throughout. Said to have tie and collar roof trusses with wind braces. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire: p373; VCH: Warwickshire: Vol IV, p187)

Listing NGR: SK2629102554


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1947)
Pevsner, N, Wedgewood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1981), 187


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 01 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/05540/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alfred John Dyson. Source Historic England Archive
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