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List entry Summary

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

Name: THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1024139

Location

THE MANOR HOUSE, THE GREEN

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityWarmington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Apr-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 306352

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History

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Details

WARMINGTON THE GREEN SP4047 (South side) 9/236 The Manor House 07/01/52 (Formerly listed as Warmington Manor House)

GV II*

Manor house. c.1603. Probably built for Richard Cooper. Regular coursed ironstone in wide and narrow courses with moulded plinth. Stone slate roof with coped gable parapets; stone external and ridge stacks. Through-passage. U-plan with wings to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Entrance on right of central range has fine ovolo-moulded and hollow-chamfered 4-centred arch in straight head, spandrels with blank shields and ovolo hood mould. Original studded plank door with strap hinges. Ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with hood moulds throughout, of 3 lights except for 2-light window above entrance and later single light to right of door. Central range has broad external stack with string course and cornice. Left and right bays have gabled attic storeys with windows and finial. Left return side 3-window range. External stack. Irregular fenestration of 2 and 3 lights. Right return side 3-window range. Chamfered 4-centre arched doorway with old studded door on left. Second entrance has square headed doorway, possibly formerly a window, and C20 part-glazed door. Second bay has 3-light staircase windows and dormer. To rear: central range has doorway similar to entrance front, with C20 part-glazed door. 6-light hall window to right has king mullion 4-light window above, and 2-light window above door. Gabled wings have 4-light and 3-light attic windows; right wing has 6-light parlour window with king mullion. Inner sides have 3-light windows, one blocked on left. Interior: screens passage has stone walls and chamfered 4-centred archways to hall and to right; hall has similar archway at east end. Stone flagged floors. Hall has large open fireplace with moulded 4-centre arch and jambs, and moulded shelf. Moulded transverse ceiling beams on renewed stone corbels. Parlour has similar but smaller fireplace and moulded beams. Kitchen noted as having large open fireplace. Some broad-chamfered ceiling beams. Twin timber-framed newel staircases have some original shaped splat balusters and moulded finials. Heavy timber-framed partitions with plaster infill to some rooms have Tudor-arched openings. Numerous original ledged and battened doors have wrought-iron strap hinges and wooden latches. Noted as having a queen strut roof. A fine, largely unaltered house. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, pp.182-3; R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963, pp.78-82; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.442).

Listing NGR: SP4124347673

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, AH and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Warwick - Date: 1949 - Volume: 5 - Page References: 182-3
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Wedgwood, A - Title: The Buildings of England: Warwickshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 442
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Wood-Jones, R B - Title: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region - Date: 1963 - Page References: 78-82

National Grid Reference: SP 41243 47673

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