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Bilton Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Bilton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3597 / 52°21'34"N

Longitude: -1.286 / 1°17'9"W

OS Eastings: 448722

OS Northings: 273756

OS Grid: SP487737

Mapcode National: GBR 7PD.5P1

Mapcode Global: VHCTQ.NYJF

Entry Name: Bilton Hall

Listing Date: 11 October 1949

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308451

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Town: Rugby

Electoral Ward/Division: Bilton

Built-Up Area: Rugby

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Bilton St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Bilton Hall
SP 4873 NE 7/2 11.10.49.


Mainly 1623 incorporating some C16 fabric. Red brick with sandstone dressings.
Built for Edward Boughton of Lawford (monument in Newbold Church). 2 storeys and
attics. 3 bay north block, gabled on left, has central gabled porch with 4 centred
arch under later panel with interlocking triangles. Casement windows with mullions
and transoms. Much altered section on right. West block at right angles has heraldic
panel in gable end. In angle between blocks a tower-like projection gabled on
2 sides with finials and kneelers. East garden front altered. Said to contain
C18 staircase and panelling. Joseph Addison, poet and essayist, lived here 1711-19;
his widow, the Countess of Warwick, died here 1731. VCH, VI, pp 30-32. See also
Peter Smithers, The Life Of Joseph Addison, pp 256-9 and 318-21.

Listing NGR: SP4872273756

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