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Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Aston Cantlow
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SP16SW 5/32 01/02/67

ASTON CANTLOW LITTLE ALNE Holyoake Farmhouse and Holyoake House (Formerly listed as Holyoake Farmhouse and attached outbuildings to W and SW, Little Alne)


Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Late C16 and C17; partly rebuilt and extended late C18/early C19. Timber framed: close studding, square framing and ornamental panelling with whitewashed brick and plastered infill. Rebuilding and additions in whitewashed brick; part with brick dentil cornice. Tile roof; brick end, lateral and internal stacks. Complex plan. 2 storeys; 4-window range. Left cross wing (Holyoake House) has close studding to ground floor, square framing to first floor, and ornamental panelling to gable. Jowled posts. Adjacent brick cross wing projects further forward and has external stack. Range on right has some square framing to part of first floor only. Entrance has 4-panelled door in moulded wood surround with hood on shaped brackets. Left cross wing has 4- and 3-light wood mullioned windows. Remainder has casements. Leaded lights throughout. Central wing has one-light window to ground floor only, but right return side has 3-light window to each floor. Main range has 2-light window on ground floor, and 4-light and 2-light on first floor. Ground floor windows under brick segmental arches. Left return side has exposed framing on right, with close studding below and square framing above. Remainder of whitewashed brick. C20 half-glazed door. Open timber framed porch. Irregular fenestration. Lateral stack. Right return side of main range has some coursed lias on ground floor, and C19 brick above. Long whitewashed brick wing, possibly formerly outbuilding. Interior: Holyoake Farmhouse has some exposed framing. Chamfered ceiling beams. 2 open fireplaces, one with bread oven. Straight flight staircase. 2-panelled and 6-panelled doors. Interior of Holyoake House not inspected. The house is named after the Holyoake family who held it C18 and C19. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol,III, p,33),

Listing NGR: SP1398461173


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Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1945), 33


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: 30 Mar 2004
Reference: IOE01/12105/11
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