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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: ARLESCOTE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1299889

Location

ARLESCOTE HOUSE

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: 306286

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History

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Details

WARMINGTON ARLESCOTE SP34NE 3/175 Arlescote House 07/01/52 (Formerly listed as Arlescote Manor House)

GV II*

House. Late C17, with mid C18 wing and alterations, and late C19/early C20 alterations. Regular coursed, almost ashlar, ironstone. Concrete tile hipped roofs have painted moulded-wood eaves cornice; stone ridge stacks with C19 square ashlar shafts. H-plan with later additions to rear and wing to left. Symmetrical front. 2 storeys and attic: 7-window range. 3-bay recessed centre. Entrance has moulded architrave and scrolled pediment; late C19/early C20 half-glazed panelled door with glazing bars. 3-light and central 2-light stone-mullioned and transomed windows, possibly renewed, with hood moulds. Wings have sashes in mid C18 moulded stone architaves. Hipped 2-light leaded casement roof dormers, 2 to centre, one to wings. Irregularly placed stacks. Narrow recessed linking block to left wing has half-glazed 4-panelled door. Wing has 2 pairs of leaded cross windows; stone lintels with keystones. Left return side has internal stack. Right return side of main block is 3-window range. Now main entrance front. Late C19/early C20 porch, to right of centre, has buttresses flush with front, coped gable parapet and kneelers with ball finials. Chamfered 4-centred archway has sunk spandrels with raised-circles. Inside, Tudor-arched ribbed door with hood mould. Mullioned and transomed windows with hood moulds, 3-light to left, 2-light to right. Rear irregular, with mullioned and transomed windows. Interior: former entrance hall has moulded cross beams. The large ovolo moulded 4-centred arched fireplace and C17 style panelling are late C19/early C20. Dog leg staircase with winders opens off hall to left of fireplace. Substantial turned balusters and moulded handrail; gate on landing, possibly contemporary, has shaped splat balusters and H-hinges. Room to right has good early C18 bolection panelling and stone bolection fireplace. Fielded 5-panelled doors to several rooms. Dining room to rear has C18 style fireplace with eared architrave and dentil cornice. Bedroom has some painted fielded panelling and wood bolection fireplace. First floor has 2-panelled and 8-panelled doors. Winder attic stairs. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.72; Country Life, Vol. CII, 5th September 1947).

Listing NGR: SP3896848679

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 5 September - Date: 1947 - Journal Title: Country Life - Volume: 102
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, AH and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Warwick - Date: 1949 - Volume: 5 - Page References: 72

National Grid Reference: SP 38968 48679

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