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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: KINGSBURY HALL

List entry Number: 1116550

Location

KINGSBURY HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireNorth WarwickshireDistrict AuthorityKingsbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Jul-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 309276

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History

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Details

KINGSBURY SP29NW 8/61 Kingsbury Hall

22/07/53

GV ll*

Manor house. c.1500 with some late C16 and C18 rebuilding, late C18/early C19 wing, and C18 and C19 alterations. Regular coursed sandstone, with C18 rebuilding and wing of brick. Old plain-tile roofs with some gable parapets, and slate roof to wing; stone and brick lateral stacks and r19 brick valley stacks. Irregular plan of 2 parallel ranges with small wing at right angles. 2 storeys and attic. East front has shaped gable to each range. To left, south range has 2-storey opening, probably C19, with plank door and boarding above. First floor has C19 three-light casement with horizontal glazing bars, set in an area of brickwork. Similar 2-light casement between floors on right has brick work above. Gables have large stone mullioned windows of 4-centred arched lights with central transom and hood mould. Narrower range set back on right has plank door with stone lintel between floors. Left return side of left range has stone lateral stack on right with truncated brick shaft. Irregular fenestration, with boarded-up windows. Right return side of right range has C19 three-light casements with top lights and horizontal glazing bars, and brick segmental arches. First floor has irregular fenestration of casements inserted into blocked mullioned windows. 2-storey wing at right angles on right has low-pitched roof. To west, wing is of brick. Boarded up canted bay and window above. Left range has late rib front wall with clasping buttress to left, and shaped gable. Boarded ground-floor window. First floor and gable have 4-light mullioned windows with central transom and hood moulds; third light to first floor is blocked, and central attic lights have been removed and blocked. Right range, set back, has front of C18 brick. lnteriar: VCH records a first-floor hall, now 2 rooms, in the south range, with a moulded stone Tudor-arched fireplace and ribbed ceiling. Rooms below have heavy chamfered bears and joists. North range has east doorway leading directly onto C15 staircase. Western room on first floor has C16 fireplace. Queen post roofs have moulded wall plates, stop-chamfered purlins and wind braces and plastered rafters arid collar beams. There are C14 curtain walls (q.v.) in the south and east: (Buildings of England: Warickshire; p327; VCH: Warwickshire Vol IV, pp100-101).

Listing NGR: SP2141996302

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National Grid Reference: SP 21388 96321

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