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Statutory Address:

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

Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)
Fenny Compton
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FENNY COMPTON BRIDGE STREET SP4052 (West side) 6/35 Contone House 30/05/67


House. 1668. Regular coursed ironstone. Tile roof has gable parapets with remains of finials; brick left end and ridge stacks. 4-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. Central C20 ribbed door with strap hinges in chamfered stone surrounds. C20 stone and timber open porch. 3-light stone mullioned windows with hood moulds survive in fourth bay; others have mullions removed and C18 leaded casements inserted, 2 with flat arches below hood mould. Datestone between first and second bays on first floor has shaped panel with rosettte and fleurs-de-lys. Inscription records that the house was 'reedefied at the charge of Thomas Blicke and Elizabeth his wife'. Right corner chamfered on ground floor. Right return sides have mullioned windows. Irregular rear has small C19 brick wing with slate roof, possibly formerly a granary. External stone staircase. Interior not inspected but V.C.H. records wide open fireplace with chamfered bressumer, and chamfered ceiling beams.

(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.I, p.47; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.294).

Listing NGR: SP4159152344


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Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Bedford, (1904), 47
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 294


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: 09 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11329/08
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