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Lower Skilts Farm, gatehouse, attached farm building and wall approximately 40 metres west of farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Mappleborough Green, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3015 / 52°18'5"N

Longitude: -1.8572 / 1°51'26"W

OS Eastings: 409831

OS Northings: 267047

OS Grid: SP098670

Mapcode National: GBR 3HX.R88

Mapcode Global: VH9ZW.RFJ1

Plus Code: 9C4W842V+H4

Entry Name: Lower Skilts Farm, gatehouse, attached farm building and wall approximately 40 metres west of farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 February 1967

Last Amended: 23 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305530

ID on this website: 101024480

Location: Outhill, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B80

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Mappleborough Green

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Studley with Mappleborough Green

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Lower Skilts Farm, gatehouse, attached farm building and wall approximately 40 metres west of farmhouse

(Formerly listed as gatehouse and barn at Lower Skilts Farm).


Former gatehouse, converted to stable, and attached building and wall.c1560-70 (VCH): mid/late C19 central range, and extensive alterations. Dark red English bond brick with blue brick diapering, and C19 red brick, C19 tile roofs; gatehouse has brick external stack.

Gatehouse, on right, of two storeys; one bay. Central blocked chamfered four-centred stone archway with irregular jambs. C19 hayloft door above has wood lintel and brick segmental relieving arch. Right return side has large external stack; shaft missing. To rear: three bays. C19 central doorway and two windows under brick segmental arches. Incised stone sundial above door. To left hayloft door; window to right. Openings boarded up at time as resurvey. Roof level possibly altered. Central single-storey range has wide opening and two windows.

C16 building on left. One storey and attic, but almost certainly reduced; one bay. Central plank door, and upper door to right. Left return side one-window range. Blocked two-light chamfered stone mullioned windows. Wall attached on left. Tile coping. Part patched in C19 brick with gauged brick flat arch gateway.

The buildings form part of a group with another building and attached barn (q.v.) and a section of wall (q.v.). Together they comprise the remains of a house and outbuildings which replaced the Grange of Studley Priory.

Listing NGR: SP0983167047

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