List entry

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: WHICHFORD HOUSE AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES

List entry Number: 1116069

Location

WHICHFORD HOUSE AND ATTACHED BALUSTRADES, CHURCH END

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityWhichford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jul-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 306092

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for WHICHFORD CHURCH END (north side) 9/158 Whichford House (formerly listed as Rectory)

The address shall be amended to read: CHURCH END (north side) Whichford House and attached balustrades

The grade shall be amended to read: II* (star)

The description shall be amended as follows:

In line 1 after 'rectory.', insert 'Late C16/ '.

At the end of the description delete 'not inspected but likely to be of interest' and insert the following:

3-bay entrance hall with a mid C18 richly moulded 6-panel door, moulded architrave, acanthus frieze and broken pediment in each side wall; moulded dado rail. Arched doorway to stairwell at rear. Mid C18 open well stair with 1st floor gallery landing: wreathed and ramped moulded handrail, open string with carved brackets, curtail step, 3 turned balusters to each tread, ramped fielded panel stair dado. 2 rooms to R. of stairwell opened into one c.1975 when dividing wall removed. Mid C18 full height fielded panelling. Mid C18 stone chimney piece in former south room with moulded eared architrave and carved frieze. C18 moulded door and doorcase with carved frieze and cornice in 1st floor bedroom. Terrace with stone balustrade on north side of house: vase balusters and panelled pedestals.

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WHICHFORD CHURCH END SP3134 (North side) 9/158 Whichford House 02/09/52 (Formerly listed as Rectory)

GV II

House, formerly rectory. C17, with early C18 additions. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings, and coursed limestone rubble to rear. Stone-slate roofs with stone ridge and end stacks. Coped parapet with urns to corners. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys plus attic; 6-window range, with slightly projecting 3-window central section. 6-panelled door with moulded stone surround and keystone. Segmental moulded pediment. Windows of central projecting section, section to right and right facade have moulded stone surrounds and keyblocks. Some original 8-pane sashes, with some C20 hinged casements. Pediment above central projecting section has moulded surround, with circular window to centre. C18 gabled range to left of central projecting section has part-glazed panelled door. 9-pane sash to first flour, C17 gabled range to rear with one 3-light mullioned window with hood mould and labels. Leaded casements, Also to rear a 2-light mullioned and transomed window with hood mould and labels, and a 4-light wood-mullioned window with wood lintel. Further C18 panelled and glazed door. Interior not inspected but likely to be of interest. (Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.471).

Listing NGR: SP3124934652

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 471

National Grid Reference: SP 31252 34649

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