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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: RADWAY GRANGE AND ATTACHED STABLE BLOCK

List entry Number: 1300035

Location

RADWAY GRANGE AND ATTACHED STABLE BLOCK, TYSOE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityRadway

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: 306210

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History

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Details

RADWAY TYSOE ROAD SP34NE, SP3648 (South side) 3/99, 8/99 Radway Grange and attached 07/01/52 stable block (Formerly listed as Radway Grange, including ruins, obelisk, cottages and other ancillary buildings)

GV II*

Country house. Late C16; alterations, additions and stable block for himself by Sanderson Miller c.1745 onwards; additions 1923 by Percy Morley Horder. Ironstone ashlar with moulded string courses. Stone slate roof has coped parapets and gable parapets with finials; ashlar stacks. Formerly double-depth plan of 2 x 2 bays, extended to complex L-plan. Gothick alterations. 2 storeys, basement and attic; 4-window range. Projecting 2 storey additions. Left wing of 1923 has open pedimented gable. 3-light and 2-light windows. Main entrance in right return side has moulded Tudor-arched doorway with 7-panelled door. Lower and narrower right wing, possibly C18, has similar pedimented gable and slate roof. Door and casement above have simple segmental arched stone surrounds. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows with hood moulds. Basement has 3-light window and 2-light segmental arched casement with glazing bars in stone surround. Main range has 4-light windows with transoms; on ground floor the outer lights are blocked by the projecting wings. String courses stepped up over windows. 3-light attic windows. C18 subsidiary gable to left. C18 lead rainwater heads between main gables. Further 1923 wing on left has irregular fenestration without hood moulds. Right return side incorporates C18 grotto, with round arched entrance. Rock lined, with brick tunnel vault. 2-light windows above. West front: 2-window range. Projecting central loggia by Miller. Steep central gable with moulded panel. 3 chamfered square-headed doorways. 2 glazed panels and door with glazing bars. South front: 3-window range. Third bay and alterations by Miller. Richly moulded 4-centred arched doorway and doorcase with foliage carved spandrels, frieze with shields and foliage and remains of cresting. C20 glazed door. Heavily enriched 2-storey polygonal bays have large moulded 4-centred arched windows with carved spandrels to front and 2 sides, mouldings and string courses, blind arcading, first floor panels with leaf-decorated quatrefoils, moulded cornices and frieze. C16 gables and attic windows. C18 parapet between has moulded 8-pointed star. Fine C18 lead rainwater head. Diagonally-set square buttress between second and third bays. Right corner has octagonal clasping buttress. Varying string courses. Gable parapet. Remains of pinnacles throughout. Moulded cinqfoiled 2-light windows with wood mullion, and hood mould. Foliage carved spandrels. East front: 3 storeys: 3 bays. Centre has diagonally-set square buttresses and steep pedimented gable. Ground floor has 3 closely-set chamfered 4-centred arches with C19 glazed central door and glazed panels. Panelling above of moulded elongated quatrefoils. First floor has 4-centred arched sashes with Gothick glazing in moulded crocketed ogee architraves. Close panelling above of small trefoiled lancets. Second floor has three 2-light mullioned windows with septfoiled 4-centred lights and continuous hood mould. Foliage frieze. Left and right bays similar to third bay of south front. Interior: mid C18 gallery in east range has 2 screens of 3 stone arches. C16 moulded Tudor-arched doorway. Dining Room has Gothick alcove and archway with 4-centred arches and thin shafts. Mid C18 fireplace. Early C19 moulded doorcase with paterae. Quarter turn back stairs have early/mid C18 turned balusters. Enclosed straight flight staircase has fielded panelled balustrade to landing. First floor has a Gothick traceried door. Bedroom has grey stone Gothick fireplace with moulded Tudor arch, niches with steep crocketed gables, and frieze. 2-,4- and 6-panelled doors. Trenched purl in roof. Stable block attached at right angles to entrance. On right corner of 1923 wing has chamfered 4-centred arched doorway with plank door. Regular coursed ironstone with brick dentil cornice. Tile roof has gable parapet with kneeler. 2 storeys and attic; 4-window range. 3 square headed doorways, the left blocked with C19 casements inserted. 2-light casements with glazing bars. Blocked first floor opening. Stone lintels with flush keystones. Gabled 2-light leaded casement dormers have cut-out quatrefoils. Central clock in open pedimented dormer has lower entablature with consoles. Pilaster strips and consoles support pediment. Open octagonal lantern. Left return side has very large doorway with rusticated arch and fielded panelled doors. (V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, p.142; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, pp.379-80; Country Life, Vol.C, 13 September 1946).

Listing NGR: SP3698447992

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 13 September - Date: 1946 - Journal Title: Country Life
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 42 Warwickshire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Doubleday, AH and Page, W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Warwick - Date: 1949 - Volume: 5 - Page References: 142
  4. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Wedgwood, A - Title: The Buildings of England: Warwickshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 376-80

National Grid Reference: SP 36984 47992

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