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The Manor House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Warmington, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1258 / 52°7'32"N

Longitude: -1.399 / 1°23'56"W

OS Eastings: 441240

OS Northings: 247669

OS Grid: SP412476

Mapcode National: GBR 7RZ.M3X

Mapcode Global: VHBYC.PTRQ

Plus Code: 9C4W4JG2+89

Entry Name: The Manor House

Listing Date: 7 January 1952

Last Amended: 8 April 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 306352

ID on this website: 101024139

Location: Warmington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Warmington

Built-Up Area: Warmington

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Warmington St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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SP4047 (South side)
9/236 The Manor House
07/01/52 (Formerly listed as Warmington
Manor House)


Manor house. c.1603. Probably built for Richard Cooper. Regular coursed ironstone in wide and narrow courses with moulded plinth. Stone slate roof with coped gable parapets; stone external and ridge stacks. Through-passage. U-plan with wings to rear. 2 storeys and attic; 5-window range. Entrance on right of central range has fine ovolo-moulded and hollow-chamfered 4-centred arch in straight head, spandrels with blank shields and ovolo hood mould. Original studded plank door with strap hinges. Ovolo-moulded stone-mullioned windows with hood moulds throughout, of 3 lights except for 2-light window above entrance and later single light to right of door. Central range has broad external stack with string course and cornice. Left and right bays have gabled attic storeys with windows and finial. Left return side 3-window range. External stack. Irregular fenestration of 2 and 3 lights. Right return side 3-window range. Chamfered 4-centre arched doorway with old studded door on left. Second entrance has square headed doorway, possibly formerly a window, and C20 part-glazed door. Second bay has 3-light staircase windows and dormer. To rear: central range has doorway similar to entrance front, with C20 part-glazed door. 6-light hall window to right has king mullion 4-light window above, and 2-light window above door. Gabled wings have 4-light and 3-light attic windows; right wing has 6-light parlour window with king mullion. Inner sides have 3-light windows, one blocked on left. Interior: screens passage has stone walls and chamfered 4-centred archways to hall and to right; hall has similar archway at east end. Stone flagged floors. Hall has large open fireplace with moulded 4-centre arch and jambs, and moulded shelf. Moulded transverse ceiling beams on renewed stone corbels. Parlour has similar but smaller fireplace and moulded beams. Kitchen noted as having large open fireplace. Some broad-chamfered ceiling beams. Twin timber-framed newel staircases have some original shaped splat balusters and moulded finials. Heavy timber-framed partitions with plaster infill to some rooms have Tudor-arched openings. Numerous original ledged and battened doors have wrought-iron strap hinges and wooden latches. Noted as having a queen strut roof. A fine, largely unaltered house.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.5, pp.182-3; R.B. Wood-Jones: Traditional Domestic Architecture in the Banbury Region: 1963, pp.78-82; Buildings of England: Warwickshire, p.442).

Listing NGR: SP4124047669

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