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Site of Alvecote Colliery Company, Shuttington
1 Land bought in 1911, site had been a pit for stone and/or gravel. The pit heap has now been almost completely removed with very little sign of the site ...
The site of an open cast mine used for the extraction of stone and/or gravel during the Imperial period. The mine was situated 250m south of the railway line at Alvecote.
19th Century house opposite Alvecote General Stores
1 Fine 19th century brick house with tile roof. Original windows and fine stone lintels. There is a small canopy over the door.
A house built from brick with a tile roof dating to the Imperial period. It lies 80m north of the railway line at Alvecote.
Alvecote General Stores
1 House attached to shop with house, both 19th century and constructed in brick with tiled roof and stone lintels. There is also a post office.
Alvecote General Stores, buildings, including two houses, that were constructed during the Imperial period. They are situated at Alvecote.
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Alvecote, Shuttington
1 Similar in style and date to the terraced houses in Alvecote. Formerly a primitive methodist chapel, but now used as a field centre for local nature reserve. Just ...
A Primitive Methodist Chapel dating to the Imperial period and situated in Alvecote.
Alvecote Cottages, Alvecote
1 Terraced houses associated with the local mines. Built in red brick with details in blue brick. The windows are largely original. They have tiled roofs.
A series of terraced houses built from brick with tiled roofs. The houses date to the Imperial period and are located 80m north of the railway line at Alvecote.
Post Medieval barn, Alvecote, Shuttington
1 A 16th century barn west of Alvecote Priory, retaining some timber framing with curved braces below the wall plates. The roof trusses have, on shaped story posts, cambered ...
A timber-framed barn that was built in the Post Medieval period. It is situated 50m northwest of Alvecote Priory.
Site of Church View, Main Road, Shuttington
1 This was originally a low, single storey building, of brick, rendered and with two dormer windows. Dated to the late 18th century. It was demolished in August ...
The site of a single storey house which was built during the Imperial period and formerly located on Main Road, Shuttington.
Imperial house & school, Shuttington
1 A basic L-shaped building dating to the 19th century, of orange-red brick, banded with blue brick. It is similar in style to the Alvecote Cottages. Tiled roof. ...
An L-shaped house which was formerly a school. It was built during the Imperial period and is situated 20m southeast of the church in Shuttington.
Group of five 19th Century houses, School Lane, Shutington
1 Five 19th century houses, one with gable end to road. All are built in local orange-red brick and have tiled roofs. The house with the gable end to ...
A group of five houses dating to the Imperial period. They are located in School Lane, Shuttington.
Manor Farm, School Lane, Shuttington
1 A small brick late 18th century farmhouse with tiled roof. A photograph of 1891 shows it as having a thatched roof.
Manor Farm, a farmhouse built of brick with a tiled roof and dating to the Imperial period. It is situated in School Lane, Shuttington.
Church Farm, SE of Church, Shuttington
1 Large 19th century farmhouse and outbuildings with tiled roof.
A large farmhouse and associated outbuildings dating to the Imperial period. It is situated 85m southeast of the church at Shuttington.
Farmhouse off School Lane, Shuttington
1 Late 18th century brick farmhouse with tile roof, rendered and painted grey. The windows are 19th century with (later?) bay windows on the ground floor. The building ...
A three-storey farmhouse built of brick dating to the Imperial period. It is situated on School Lane, Shuttington.
Coin Hoard near Alvecote Wood
1 A small scattered hoard. Nearly two hundred coins were collected of which 158 were brought to Warwickshire Museum for recording and identification. The coins were all bronze, AE 3 ...
Findspot - a number of Roman coins were discovered in farmland south of Shuttington (near Alvecote Wood).
Shuttington Medieval Settlement
1 The probable extent of the medieval settlement based on the OS maps of the 1880s; 3SW 1885, 3NW 1885, 2NE 1883 and 2SE 1888. 2 Domesday has 2 entries for ...
The probable extent of the medieval settlement based on the Ordnance Survey maps of the 1880s.
The Coventry Canal
1 In 1768 the act was passed authorising a link from the Grand Trunk to Coventry. The scheme had been mooted alongside the scheme for the Oxford Canal but ...
The Coventry Canal, a waterway for transporting goods, was built during the Imperial period.
Canal Basin in Shuttington
1 Basin marked on OS 1:10 000. 2 Unaccessible during a site visit.
A canal and canal basin. An artificial waterway used for transporting goods. The canal basin is an area of open water where vessels could load and unload goods. The canal and the canal basin date to the Imperial period, the basin being located 150m south of Alvecote.
2 A probable rectangular enclosure shows on aerial photographs. A possible linear feature extends from one corner of the enclosure. Another linear feature (6238) lies adjacent to 4821.
A rectangular enclosure and two linear features, one extending from a corner of the enclosure. All three features are of unknown date but are visible as crop marks on aerial photographs. They lie 600m south of Alvecote.
Church of St Matthew, Shuttington
1 Chancel and nave only. Nave of c1150 with later alterations. Chancel rebuilt 13th century. Modern boarded bell-turret with pyramidal roof. 18th century pulpit. 2 Small building standing on high ground. 3 ...
The Parish Church of St Matthew of which the chancel and nave are Medieval. The church is situated on Church Lane, Shuttington.
Alvecote Mill at Shuttington.
Site of a watermill. 1 In 1221 Robert de Bramcote complained that the Prior of Alvecote had drowned his land by raising the mill pool. In 1714 the mill was ...
The site of a watermill which may date from the Medieval period, and was in use until the early 20th century. Only some brick foundations of the mill building now survive. The site is 500m southeast of Alvecote.
Site of Brick Kilns 320m E of Hill Farm
1 ‘Old Brick Kilns’.
The site of several brick kilns used for the firing of bricks during the Imperial period. The site is situated 320m east of Hill Farm.
Alvecote Mill Bridge
1 A bridge is shown across the Anker about half a mile SE of Shuttington Bridge, near Shuttington Mill. 2 The bridge has been destroyed and the site is now part ...
The site of a bridge across the River Anker. It was built in the Post Medieval period and was situated 500m northeast of Alvecote.
Site of House of Augustinian Friars
1 Probably founded around 1260. The duration is uncertain but was probably brief as there do not appear to be any later records. No further information.
The site of an Augustinian Friary, a monastery governed by a friar. It was founded in the Medieval period, around 1260. The site is situated half a kilometre south west of Shuttington.
1 A colony of Benedictine monks was founded at Alvecote in 1159 by Willan Burdett. The cell was dependent upon Great Malvern Priory. The colony was dedicated to ...
The site of Alvecote Priory, a Benedictine priory of Medieval date. Ruins of the medieval building and the 18th century house built on the same site are still standing. It was situated 200m north east of Alvecote Grange (modern name).
Alvecote Priory Precinct
1 History and legend of the foundation of the Priory in 1159. The Priory was refounded in the 14th century as a Benedictine cell of Great Malvern Priory. List ...
The Precinct of Alvecote Priory, a Benedictine priory of Medieval date. It is located 200m northeast of Alvecote Grange.
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