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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

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

Location: Mappleborough Green, 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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Listing Text

1/182 Lower Skilts Farm, gatehouse,
01/02/67 attached farm building and
wall approx. 40m. W of
(Formerly listed as gatehouse
and barn at Lower Skilts Farm).


Former gatehouse, converted to stable, and attached building and wall. c.1560-70
(VCH): mid/late C19 central range, and extensive alterations. Dark red English
bond brick with blue brick diapering, and C19 red brick, CI9 tile roofs;
gatehouse has brick external stack. Gatehouse, on right, of 2 storeys; one bay.
Central blocked chamfered 4-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: 3 bays. C19
central doorway and 2 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 2 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 2-light chamfered stone mullioned
windows. Wall attached on left. Tile coping. Part patched in C19 brick with
gauged brick fiat 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.
(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.177).

Listing NGR: SP0983167047

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