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Baddesley Clinton House and Bridge over Moat

A Grade I Listed Building in Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3409 / 52°20'27"N

Longitude: -1.7085 / 1°42'30"W

OS Eastings: 419955

OS Northings: 271469

OS Grid: SP199714

Mapcode National: GBR 4K2.6VF

Mapcode Global: VHBX7.BFM8

Entry Name: Baddesley Clinton House and Bridge over Moat

Listing Date: 11 April 1967

Last Amended: 16 February 1990

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035136

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308263

Location: Baddesley Clinton, Warwick, Warwickshire, B93

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Baddesley Clinton

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Baddesley Clinton

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP 17 SE
1/1 Baddesley Clinton House
11.4.67 and bridge over moat
(formerly listed as
Baddesley Clinton Hall,
including bridge over

Manor house. Late C15, on earlier site; south-east range refronted c.1736: late
C19 service wing added to north-east side of south-west range designed and built
by Edward Heneage Dering. Courtyard plan. North-east range: stone ashlar; old
brick flues, bridge end stack to right with octagonal brick flue. 2-storey,
6-window range. Gatehouse at right of centre: 4-centred outer archway encloses
4-centred doorway with spandrels. Panelled and studded door to inner doorway.
6-light stone mullion and transom window to first floor. Battlemented parapet
to gatehouse. 2-light stone mullion window with 4-centre arched heads to
lights, at left of centre 3-light stone mullion window with 4-centre arched
heads to lights, at right,. 5-light stone mullion window to left of centre. Two
3-light stone mullion windows, with flat stone arches having keystones, to
left. Continuous hoodmould to right, and to left of centre. 4-light stone
mullion window to first floor right. 3-light stone mullion window to first
floor right of centre. 4-light stone mullion window to first floor left of
centre. Two 3-light stone mullion window to first floor left. South-east
range: red brick; old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks,with octagonal or
diagonally set brick flues, 2 storey A-window range. Irregular fenestration,
mostly of C18 three-light wood casements with segmental brick heads. south-west
range: stone ashlar; old plain-tile roof; various brick stacks. 2-storey,
6-window range. Irregular fenestration, mostly of 3-light stone mullion
windows. Single-storey addition to centre with hipped old plain-tile roof, has
2 round-arched blind recesses to moat. Wood casement window to ground floor.
Courtyard: irregular fenestration. Interior: entrance hall has close-studded
timber-framing to walls. Great hall has stone fireplace of decorative pillars
supporting a frieze and atlantes flanking rectangular panel with round heraldic
central panel with strapwork surroundings. Dining room has late C16 panelling
and carved wood fireplace with pillars supporting a frieze and with richly
carved central heraldic panel. Drawing room has C17 panelling and chimney piece
placed here C18 Henry Ferrers' Bedroom, also known as the state bedroom has
panelling and chimney-piece of c.1629. Other rooms also have panelling and
carved chimney pieces. Bridge. Early C18. Red brick. 2 round arches, plain
brick parapet. History: site held by the Clintons, then was bought by John
Brome in 1438. Held by the Brome family, and passed by inheritance to the
Ferrers family in 1517. Henry Ferrers (1549-1633) carried out much work at the
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp8l-82; Baddesley Clinton: national
Trust Guide Book, 1986)

Listing NGR: SP1995071467

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