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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: RADBROOK MANOR WITH ATTACHED WALL AND GATES

List entry Number: 1382673

Location

RADBROOK MANOR WITH ATTACHED WALL AND GATES, RADBROOK

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

County District District Type Parish
WarwickshireStratford-on-AvonDistrict AuthorityQuinton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Jul-1975

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 483057

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History

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Details

QUINTON

SP14NE RADBROOK 1912-1/5/170 Radbrook Manor with attached wall 01/07/75 and gates

II*

Manor house, now country club. C16 origins; west, garden, front c1720; C20 alterations and additions. Brick laid to Flemish bond with ashlar dressings; renewed pantile roof with brick end stacks. Early Georgian style. L-plan with later rear wings and infill. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 2:3:2-bay range; centre breaks forward under pediment. Moulded plinth; rusticated quoins to ends and Doric angle pilasters to centre; top cornice and stone-coped brick parapet with heads of, probably, Shakespearean characters and ball finials; centre has entablature with triglyph frieze, pediment has armorial cartouche to tympanum and urn finial. Entrance has architrave and consoled entablature and pediment, overlight to 8-panel door (alternate pairs of panels and single panels). Segmental-headed windows have simple architraves with guttae to moulded sills and key blocks over 9/9 thick-bar casements, ovolo-moulded to inside, probably originally sashes. Left return has returned cornice and parapet, segmental-headed windows with keyed brick arches over pegged cross-casements with leaded glazing, C20 sills. Rear, reputed to be C16 in origin, has 2 C19 wings with modillioned brick cornices and half-hipped gables, one with large C19 stained glass window, and large 2-storey C20 block between. Right return has returned cornice and parapet; single-storey late C20 swimming pool range added to right. INTERIOR: mostly altered mid-late C20; small C20 Imperial staircase with flanking Corinthian columns; fluted pilasters to beam. Room to right has mid C20 richly carved panelling and contemporary fireplace; vine-trail cornice. Room to right has reproduction Adam-style features. Late C20 toilet has mirrored walls and tent-like black satin to ceiling. To rear a round vaulted cellar with spiral staircase to central shaft and drainage channels to floor. SUBSIDIARY FEATURE: stone-coped brick walls approx. 13.5m long flank front garden; front wall has bowed centre with low walls supporting railings and piers with cornices and ball finials; centre gate has fielded-panel gate piers with cornices and urn finials (different to that to house), and enriched paired iron gates and overthrow with monogram. VCH, mentions a Robert Burton as owner in C18. Important for its facade and gate. (Victoria County Histories: Victoria History of the County of Gloucestershire: 1968-: 83).



Listing NGR: SP1939848476

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Gloucester, (1968), 83

National Grid Reference: SP 19398 48476

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