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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: WELLESBOURNE HALL

List entry Number: 1382037

Location

WELLESBOURNE HALL, STRATFORD ROAD (OFF)

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityWellesbourne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 482402

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

WELLESBOURNE

SP2655 STRATFORD ROAD 1901-1/12/236 (North side (off)) 06/02/52 Wellesbourne Mountford Wellesbourne Hall

GV II*

Country house. c1700, with c1760 and C20 alterations. Brick with vitrified headers laid to Flemish bond and limestone ashlar dressings; steeply pitched hipped and gabled old tile roof with brick internal stacks. Early-Georgian style. H-plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys plus attic; symmetrical 3-bay range plus 2-bay projecting wings. Ashlar plinth, brick plat band over ground floor and top cornice; quoins. Entrance has Tuscan doorcase with open pediment and fanlight over panelled and glazed door. Windows have architraves and 6/6 sashes in flush wood frames; 4 pedimented dormers. INTERIOR: entrance hall has gallery with twisted balusters and string with acanthus scrolls, C20 staircase and C18 frieze; mostly c1760 and later, including Adam-style plaster ceiling and fireplaces, 2 with shell-work by Mary Delaney; reputed to contain fragments of the demolished Theatre Royal, Birmingham. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner, N & Wedgwood, A: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-: 468; Bolton, R & Bolton P: A Wellesbourne Guide Part 1: Wellesbourne Mountford: Wellesbourne: 1989-: 4-5).





Listing NGR: SP2758755219

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Bolton, R and Bolton, P - Title: A Wellesbourne Guide Part 1: Wellesbourne Mountford - Date: 1989 - Page References: 4-5
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Wedgwood, A - Title: The Buildings of England: Warwickshire - Date: 1966 - Page References: 468

National Grid Reference: SP 27587 55219

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