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HER Number:MDV97044
Name:Wellesbourne, Limers Lane, Northam


Architecturally distinguished late 18th century house, three-storey main block with rear and flanking east and west service wings.


Grid Reference:SS 451 279
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishNortham
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTHAM

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 419828

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Late, XVIII - 1789 AD to 1789 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

House. Late 18th century, said to be 1789. Rendered over slatestone rubble with dry slate roof, hipped to front block, with brick stacks. Double-depth plan to main block, with service wings attached. Three-storey main block, with wide bracketed eaves to front and sides, the corners articulated by pilasters and with plat band between ground and first floors. Symmetrical 5-window front with louvred shutters to all windows: 6/6-pane sashes to ground and first floors, and 3/6-pane sashes to second floor. Semi-circular arched doorway with fanlight set within fine Doric porch, glazed in 20th century. Rear and flanking east and west service wings; the latter set back and attached to rear comers of front block, the west wing having glazing bar sashes and coved cornice beneath tall castellated parapet. A complete example of an architecturally distinguished late 18th century house

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #110121 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 11 2012 9:09AM