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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: TUDOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1185708

Location

TUDOR HOUSE, SOUTHAM ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityLong Itchington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Jan-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 307174

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

LONG ITCHINGTON SOUTHAM R0AD SP4165 (West side) 10/44 Tudor House 07/01/52

GV II*

House. Mid/late C16. Timber framed with close studding to all facades, with rendered infill. Stone and Roman brick plinth to front, with squared, coursed sandstone ground floor to rear. Plain-tile roof with brick ridge stacks. Long range runs north-west to south-east with front range of 5 bays with jettied gables to attics resting on moulded brackets. 2 storeys plus attics; 5-window range of 5-light ovolo-moulded wood mullioned windows to ground and first floors. Early C20 canted bay with sashes to ground floor centre-right. 2-light ovolo-moulded wood mullioned window to each jettied gable. At apex of each gable a wood moulded finial and pendant, now damaged. C20 plank door to centre within C20 timber gabled porch. Rear of building has stone ground floor with a range of seven C16 one- and two-light ovolo-moulded mullioned windows, with two C20 mullioned windows in imitative style. Jettied first floor with a range of 7 three-light wood mullioned windows with leaded lights. 6-panelled door to centre within C18 moulded stone surround with keyblock. C19 brick infill to left gable end, with C20 brick one-storey extension to left. 2- and 3-light wood mullioned windows to right gable end, with one blocked 2-light window to ground floor. Interior: OS joists exist throughout ground floor. C16 plank doors within moulded wood surrounds to ground and first floors. Large open fireplaces, one with C19 timber bressumer. 2 staircases with turned balusters rise from ground floor to long gallery. Close-studded partitions throughout house. Spiral staircase rises from first floor to attics. Queen-post roof with windbraces. History: Queen Elizabeth I said to have dined here when the house was owned by the Earl of Leicester. Latterly home of the Sitwell family. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.VI, p.125; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.344).

Listing NGR: SP4155065190

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Warwick, (1951), 125
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 344

National Grid Reference: SP 41550 65190

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